Self-Directed Online Training
Mandated reporters can participate in this 2-hour web-based online training course at any time, 24/7.
Users have 30 days to complete the course. Progress is saved at the end of each section, so you can complete it at your own pace.
Interactive exercises are customized for the major disciplines: Social Services, Education, Law Enforcement, Child Day Care, and Medical are included. Users also learn definitions,
indicators, and how to make a report to the New York Statewide Central Register. The course is user friendly,
fully narrated, and includes taped video segments that enhance learning points.
This course meets the New York State Education Department mandatory requirements for Training in Child Abuse Identification and Reporting.
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Training of Trainers (TOT)
This specialized intensive two-day training is for trainers who have responsibilities for training within their agency, organization, or in the community.
Participants will learn how to prepare and deliver a Mandated Reporter Training workshop and will learn about the legal framework of the New York State Child Protective System,
common definitions of child abuse and maltreatment, and how to identify physical and behavioral indicators associated with abuse and maltreatment.
Participants will also learn how to complete reporting requirements to fulfill the professional legal mandate of their classroom participants.
After attending this two-day TOT, participants receive the updated OCFS
training curriculum endorsed by NYSED, participant handouts, and a PowerPoint presentation,
including embedded video material, for use in training mandated reporters in the community they serve.
Mandated Reporters who require licensure or certification through the New York State Department of Education (NYSED) are required to take mandated reporter training
from a trainer who has been approved by the New York State Education Department. For more information, please go to: www.op.nysed.gov - External link opens new window
or contact the New York State Education Department at OPPLEUCA@mail.NYSSED.gov - Link to an email address.
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