Mandated Reporter Training

  • Classroom

This course provides participants with information and training related to the legal obligation of specific individuals to report the suspected abuse and neglect of children, seniors, and dependent adults. Inform participants about types of abuse, signs of abuse, reporting obligations and procedures, protections afforded to mandated reporters, and ramifications of failing to report.

Course also highlights best practices for completing a report of suspected abuse and neglect via 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. 


Topics Covered

  • Identify Mandated Reporters of Child, Elder, or Dependent Adult Abuse and Neglect
  • Recognize Conduct That Constitutes Abuse or Neglect
  • Identify Other Concerning Behaviors of Potential Abuse or Neglect
  • Recognize Persons Who Can Be Potential Abusers
  • When to Report Child, Elder, or Dependent Adult Abuse or Neglect
  • How to Report
  • Protections Afforded to the Mandated Reporter and Ramifications for Failing to Report


4 hours




As Needed

Who Should Attend:

Employees Whose Duty Requires Direct Contact And Supervision Of Children, Elders, Or Dependent Adults.