PFSA’s face-to-face training, Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse, is approved by the Departments of Human Services, Education and State. It is eligible for Act 48 credits and meets the requirements for required training under Act 126 and Act 31.
Our on-site, instructionally designed training is delivered at your location and is targeted to individuals who have direct contact with kids through work or who accept responsibility for kids as a volunteer. Examples of organizations that can benefit include, but are not limited to:
- Private and public schools
- Faith-based organizations
- Child care centers
- Juvenile probation officers
- Community service organizations
- Summer camps
Participants receive resources and reference materials to take with them after training. PFSA’s curriculum is approved for Act 48 credits. This training meets requirements under Act 126 (Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse requirement) and Act 31 for required training of mandated reporters, including continuing education for health-related licenses under the Department of State.
Our training reviews the elements of child abuse, including the legal definitions of a child, perpetrator, and categories and indicators of abuse. The training provides an overview of mandated reporting obligations, including how to make a report, protections for those who report, and the liability for failing to report. Replacement certificates may be requested up to one year from training date for a fee of $12.