Act 31: Mandatory Child Abuse Continuing
Do you Need Act 31 Credits in Order to get Licensed?
Purchase Act 31 CE Home Study - 3 CE Credits - Available in Hard Copy or Online
Informed Consent Changes
Starting in 2015 all licensed health care
professionals are required to receive a minimum of two (2) hours of continuing
education in child abuse recognition and reporting in order to renew their
Click here to review Act 31 in full.
What does this mean for you? Additional requirements and changes to your informed consent notice along with extra work and stress. The Pennsylvania Psychological Association is
alleviating these extra worries for you.
Sam Knapp, EdD, ABPP and Rachael Baturin, MPH, JD, have designed a continuing education program that has been approved by the Department of
Public Welfare and the Pennsylvania Department of State to meet the Act 31
requirements. These credits will also count towards the 30 hours required for
licensing renewal for psychologists. The home study is available in hard copy or online.
Home Studies allow you to complete this requirement at your convenience, whenever and wherever you have the time. No travel, extravagant costs, or rearrangement of your schedule is necessary.
CLICK HERE to purchase this continuing education home study.
By completing either home study program you will
meet the requirements for Act 31 credits, as well as earn CE credits.
The reporting for this mandatory training program
differs from the reporting for ordinary continuing education. All licensees
must prove that they have fulfilled their Act 31 requirements before they can
have their licenses renewed.
Other opportunities to complete these required credits
will be available. Every continuing education provider who is authorized to
fulfill the Act 31 requirements must transmit their information to the
Pennsylvania Department of State. Licensees who fail to provide this
information will not be recorded as having fulfilled their Act 31 requirements
and will not have their licenses renewed.
Please contact the PPA with any questions regarding
this continuing education product: (717) 232-3817 or firstname.lastname@example.org