Medical Professionals

Please note: You will need to complete the General Training Module before starting this specialized Mandated Reporter training.

The Medical Training Module for Child Abuse Mandated Reporter Training - California will focus on specific situations and concerns related to the evaluation of child abuse and neglect in a medical or healthcare setting. This training is recommended for all healthcare professionals including nurses, paramedics, EMT’s, physicians, dentists, chiropractors, alternative health practitioners, physical therapists, and others.

The medical professionals training is a three hour training that includes four sections. Each section will include practice test questions or vignettes.

At the conclusion of the training you will take a final exam which will test the information that you have learned during the training. Upon scoring an 80% or higher you will be able to fill out and print your Certificate of Completion. 

You will Learn
  • To identify red flags for abuse when evaluating child injuries
  • To recongize maltreatment of children with developmental disabilities
  • Tools for screening for domestic violence
  • How to talk to a child about suspected abuse
  • Overcoming obstacles to reporting
  • What to do if you suspect abuse


     

Medical Care Professionals


This training will focus on specific situations and concerns related to the evaluation of child abuse in a healthcare setting.

 3 Hours

Exam
 


At the conclusion of the training you will take a final exam, which will test the information that you have learned during the training.

 0 - 1 Hour

Certificate
 


Upon scoring an 80% or higher you will be issued a certificate, which will serve as proof of your completion of this training.

What people are saying.

Learning to recognize and report suspected child abuse is not what I had in mind when I volunteered as a Girl Scout troop leader, but I’ve learned what an incredible responsibility I have and opportunity to keep kids safe with the information provided in these training modules. 

Sara Brown, Girl Scout Troop Leader, Fair Oaks

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