Two (2) Home Study Continuing Education Credits (70% score or higher required)
In 2013 and 2014 Pennsylvania enacted numerous changes to the Child Protective Services Law. The purpose of this workshop is to review the signs leading to the recognition of child abuse and the reporting requirements for suspected child abuse in Pennsylvania. Those mandated reporters who complete this course will fulfill their mandatory requirement for education in child abuse reporting and recognition for license renewal in Pennsylvania. This workshop describes the child welfare services in Pennsylvania, defines important terms related to the child abuse reporting law, and delineates the responsibilities of mandated reporters, ways to recognize child abuse, and other topics.
This course fulfills the Act 31 requirement for license renewal.
CREDITS OFFERED: 2 Continuing Education Credits for psychologists and educators.
The Pennsylvania Psychological Association is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. PPA maintains responsibility for this program and its content. The Pennsylvania Psychological Association is an approved provider for Act 48 Continuing Professional Education Requirements as mandated by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.