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Act 31 Mandated Child Abuse Recognition & Reporting

3.0 CE Hours Available

All orders include the entire presentation with handouts and a CE test.
Streaming videos and audio downloads will be available immediately after checkout
Mailed CD and DVD formats include the printed handouts and CE test in an attractive portfolio

Format Price Quantity input field
Audio Download
Offer Price$55.25
CD Audio w/ Audio Download
Offer Price$63.75
DVD Video w/ Streaming Video
Offer Price$72.25
Streaming Video
Offer Price$63.75


This training fulfills the requirements for mental health professionals to obtain 2-3 hours of DHS and professional board-approved Continuing Education on current Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting.


Vintage courses do not offer ASWB ACE credit to social workers


Participants will be able to describe:

  • Differences between child protective services and general protective services
  • Relevant definitions including: child, perpetrator, acts or failures to act, categories of child abuse, and exclusions to child abuse
  • Provisions and responsibilities for reporting suspected child abuse
  • Indicators for the recognition of child abuse


Description of Child Welfare in PA Difference between Child Protective Services (CPS) and General Protective Services (GPS)

  • Description/differentiation of the two types
  • Criteria for a report being CPS vs. GPS

Definitions of All Categories of Child Abuse

  • Components of Child Abuse
  • All Categories of Child Abuse

Exclusions from Child Abuse
Provisions and Responsibilities for Reporting Suspected Child Abuse

  • Permissive Reporters
  • Mandated Reporters
  • Reporting Process
  • Protections for Reporters
  • Penalties for Failure to Report
  • Mandated Reporters Right-to-Know
  • Recognition/Indicators of Child Abuse

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