Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse: 
What You Need to Know 

When

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 from 8:45 AM to 12:00 PM EST
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Workshop Format

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, FCP's Fall Professional Education Workshops will be offered in an online format, featuring a livestream Q&A with Mandy Mundy. Registrants will receive instructions on how to receive CE credits.

How to Access the Presentation

Registrants will receive detailed instructions via e-mail after registering. Instructions will also be posted on FCP's web site.

Contact

Caroline O'Connell 
Foundations Community Partnership 
267-247-5584 
csinton@fcpartnership.org 

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 in cases of suspected 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, the participant 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 Associate Director of 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 University to 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. Registrants will receive detailed instructions on how to receive CE credits.

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 (FCP) 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.

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The registration fee is $70. You can pay online via a credit card (“Checkout as Guest”) or PayPal. To pay by check, complete the registration and select "Pay by Check."

Cancellation & Refund Policy

Foundations Community Partnership (FCP) 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 event - 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 accomodations, contact (267) 247-5584 or info@fcpartnership.org.