Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse: What You Need to Know


Wednesday, April 1, 2020 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
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Doylestown Health & Wellness Center Auditorium
847 Easton Rd./Rt. 611, Warrington, PA 18976
at the intersection of Route 611 and Shetland Rd.
approx. 4 miles north of the Willow Grove/Doylestown exit of the PA Turnpike

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Caroline O'Connell 
Foundations Community Partnership 

Mandated reporters are of critical importance in the child abuse prevention effort. This training identifies the role and responsibility mandated reporters play in the prevention, protection, and intervention of child abuse. Following the training, participants will have a deeper understanding of how to protect children from abuse. The training will explain signs, symptoms, and risk factors of abuse as well as what, how, and when to report suspected child abuse. Overall, participants will learn their role as a mandated reporter.

*This curriculum has been approved by Department of Human Services in accordance with Act 31 of 2014 and approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education in accordance with Act 126 of the Pennsylvania Public School Code.

Workshop Objectives

At the end of this activity, the learner will be able to:

• List the roles and responsibilities of mandated reporters under Pennsylvania law
• Name the possible indicators of child abuse
• Explain how to make a report of suspected child abuse and neglect with confidence

Presenter: Mandy Mundy is the Director of Education and Training at Network of Victim Assistance (NOVA) in Bucks County where she is responsible for curriculum development, training, marketing, and training implementation. She developed NOVA’s Training Institute for Professionals to raise awareness and skills of professionals who work with crime victims and has focused on the issue of Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect. Mandy coordinated the effort to train over 30,000 staff and volunteers in the Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia on Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse. Since 2011, Mandy has served as a consultant with Pennsylvania State Universityto assist in the development of staff and professional training on child abuse at the university level. She earned her master’s degree in Nonprofit Leadership from LaSalle University.

Continuing Education Credits 

Three continuing education credits will be offered for PA Social Workers, Licensed Professional Counselors, Psychologists, NBCC Counselors, and educators under Act 48.

NBCC: Foundations Community Partnership (FCP) is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the program.

Psychologists: Foundations Community Partnership is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education to psychologists. FCP maintains responsibility for this program and content.

PA Social Workers: PA State Board accepts APA and NBCC approval for SW, MFT, and LPC.

Educators: Application has been approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education for three Act 48 Continuing Education Credits.

(Note that you do not need a Paypal account to complete payment, you can “checkout as guest.”) The registration fee is $70 for each workshop.

To pay by check, complete the registration and select "pay by check." Send payment to FCP, 1456 Ferry Rd., Suite 404, Doylestown, PA 18901.

Foundations Community Partnership reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course due to any unforeseen circumstances. In the event of a cancellation or postponement, FCP will refund any registration fees, but is not responsible for any related costs, charges or expenses to participants.

  • More than two weeks prior to the function - your choice of a full refund via check, credit for future workshop, or a future event registration
  • Less than two weeks, but more than three days prior to the function - full refund via credit towards future event registration
  • Three days or less prior to event - no refunds available. Sorry, there are no exceptions.

Yes! You can substitute another person if you cannot attend. Please let us know 24 hours in advance. 

For more information on contact hours, cancellation policy or requests for special needs for participants, please call Caroline O’Connell Sinton at 267-247-5584.

Register Now! Note: You can check out using your credit/debit card even if you do not have a Paypal account. If you prefer to pay by check, complete the registration and select "pay by check." Send payment to FCP, 1456 Ferry Rd., Suite 404, Doylestown, PA 18901 and note your name and which workshop.