This Mandated Reporter Training for Law Enforcement training focuses on the specific issues, concerns, and requirements related to child abuse and neglect in a law enforcement setting. It is recommended for Law Enforcement professionals such as officers, district attorney investigators or inspectors, or other personnel employed by police, sheriff's or county probation departments.
Followed by the General Training module, the Law Enforcement module is a 1 hour course that includes four lessons and concludes with challenge questions/scenarios.
At the conclusion of the training you will take a final exam which will test the information that you have learned during the training. It consists of 20 questions and requires an 80% or higher to be completed. You may take this exam as many times as needed.
You Will Learn
- What to look for when evaluating concerns of child abuse or neglect
- How to talk to children about suspected abuse
- Identifying signs and signals that trigger concerns of child safety
- How to make a report
- What happens after a report is filed
- Special situations related to child abuse reporting for law enforcement
Altogether, the Law Enforcement training may take you up to 3 hours to complete.
In order to maintain compliance with California State laws for mandated reporters, the general training course is a required prerequisite for all of the profession-specific trainings. You will see the general training course required in all profession-specific trainings.
Altogether, the general training and the profession-specific trainings meet the training requirements of the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA), Education Code for school personnel, and Health and Safety Code for licensed child care providers.