Mandated Reporter Training

This course provides participants with information and training related to the legal obligation of certain individuals to report the suspected abuse and neglect of children, elders, and dependent adults. This course is intended to inform participants about types of abuse, signs of abuse, reporting obligations and procedures, protections afforded to mandated reporters, and ramifications of failing to report. This course will also highlight best practices for completing a report of suspected abuse and neglect. This course utilizes lecture, discussion, group, and individual activities to deliver course content. If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate, please contact the California JPIA training division by email,, within two business days of the training date, noting that the Authority is closed on Fridays. (Duration: 4 Hours)
Topics Covered:
  • Identify the capacity in which employees of their agency are or are not mandated reporters of child, elder, or dependent adult abuse and neglect.
  • Recognize conduct that constitutes abuse or neglect, identify other concerning behaviors that are indicators of potential abuse or neglect, and recognize persons who can be potential abusers.
  • Describe when their personal legal obligation to report child, elder, or dependent adult abuse or neglect is in effect.
  • Discuss the procedure for reporting and demonstrate best practices for documenting reasonable suspicion.
  • State the protections afforded to the mandated reporter and ramifications for failing to report.
4 hours
Initial training for employees whose duty requires direct contact and supervision of children, elders, or dependent adults.
Who should attend:
Employees whose duty requires direct contact and supervision of children, elders, or dependent adults.
As Needed
No trainings are currently scheduled at this time.
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