Child Abuse: Mandated Reporter Training for California EDU

Course Description

By law all school district employees must report any suspected incidents of abuse, neglect, or exploitation of students. This course will cover signs that a child may be in an abusive situation and explain how to respond if you suspect a child is being abused, neglected, or exploited. It will also discuss appropriate ways to interact with students and what to do if a fellow staff member seems to be acting inappropriately.

Lesson 1 Clip: Mandated Reporting is the Law

This lesson explains the statics and facts regarding child abuse and neglect in the United States and defines who is considered a "mandated reporter."

Lesson 3 Clip: Scenarios: Behaviors, Risks, and Liabilities

This lesson explores abuse and neglect scenarios, so you can familiarize yourself with types of behaviors that should be reported.

Lesson 4 Clip: What Happens After a Report is Made?

This lesson summarizes what a risk assessment conducted by Child Protective Services (CPS) may be based on.

These courses have been shortened and are intended to provide you with a brief overview of what TargetSolutions offers. To review a complete TargetSolutions course, or for a demonstration of the system, please contact Tomasita Butler with TargetSolutions at 858.376.1608 or