Pennsylvania Child Abuse Training Course (3hr)

Fulfills the Act 126 requirement for permissive and mandated reporters in Pennsylvania for 3 hours of training in recognizing and reporting child abuse for initial licensure. Approved by the Department of State Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs (PA CE PROVIDER# CACE000067)

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Who Needs to take the Act 126 Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting Training?

Pennsylvania Law requires certain individuals applying for licensure to have completed the three hours of coursework in the identification and reporting of child abuse and maltreatment. This workshop is for all Mandated Reporters and Permissive Reporters. 

  • Physician
  • Registered physician assistant
  • Surgeon
  • Medical examiner
  • Coroner
  • Dentist
  • Dental hygienist
  • Osteopath
  • Optometrist
  • Chiropractor
  • Podiatrist
  • Resident
  • Intern
  • Psychologist
  • Registered nurse
  • Social worker
  • Emergency medical technician
  • Licensed creative arts therapist
  • Licensed marriage and family therapist
  • Licensed mental health counselor
  • Licensed psychoanalyst
  • Hospital personnel engaged in the admission, examination, care, or treatment of persons
  • A Christian Science practitioner
  • School official including (but is not limited to):
    • school teacher
    • school guidance counselor
    • school psychologist
    • school social worker
    • school nurse
    • school administrator or other school personnel required to hold a teaching or administrative license or certificate
  • Social services worker
  • Daycare center worker
  • Provider of family or group family daycare
  • Employee or volunteer in a residential care facility for children
  • Any other child care or foster care worker
  • Mental health professional
  • Substance abuse counselor
  • Alcoholism counselor
  • All persons credentialed by the office of alcoholism and substance abuse services
  • Peace officer
  • Police officer
  • District attorney or assistant district attorney
  • Investigator employed in the office of the district attorney
  • Any other law enforcement official

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  • WorkshopsExpress offers immediate access to your certificate online! Your certificate will be available for download upon completion of the course.
  • WorkshopsExpress is the website of Education Workers Group an approved provider of the State Education Department of Pennsylvania
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