Law Enforcement

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. 

Please Note

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.

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General Training

The general training module should be taken by those who volunteer with children as well as a precursor training for other mandated reporters.

 2 Hours
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Law Enforcement

This training addresses the specific issues and concerns of Law Enforcement professionals with regard to mandated reporting requirements.

 1 Hour
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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
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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.

As a working mom with a 4-year old, I appreciated how simple and easy-to-use this training was. It made it very easy for me to get the certification I needed and helped me understand a very valuable subject matter. 

Melissa Zimmerman, parent and volunteer, Lincoln

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