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Pennsylvania Act 31 of 2014: Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting Training

Course: #4636Level: Introductory 2 Hours 398 Reviews
Recorded Webinar

This webinar is designed to meet the requirements of biennial licensure renewal for healthcare licensees in Pennsylvania. Content includes the nature of the child welfare system in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the aspects of child abuse in Pennsylvania law, potential indicators of child abuse, the provisions and responsibilities for reporting suspected child abuse, and how to make appropriate referrals to the child welfare system. This course was updated in 2020 to include new information required due to changes in the law.

Please Note: If you are completing this course as part of license renewal requirements for a Pennsylvania license, PhysicalTherapy.com must report your coursework to the Pennsylvania Licensing System (PALS) on your behalf. On the pre-exam page, you must opt in (i.e., check “yes” for reporting to PA). Provide your full date of birth and the last four digits of your Social Security number for accurate reporting.

This course was updated in 2020 to include new information required due to changes in the law. Applicants for initial PA licensure should contact their licensing board for resources for the required 3-hour mandated reporter training.

Course created on January 4, 2023

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Course Type: Recorded Webinar

CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; CA/2.0; CO/2.0; CT/2.0; DC/2.0; DE/2.0; GA/2.0; HI/2.0; IA/2.0; IACET/0.2; ID/2.0; IL/2.0; IN/2.0; KS/2.0; KY/2.0 Category 2; MA/2.0; ME/2.0; MI/2.0; MO/2.0; MS/2.0; MT/2.0; NC/2.0; ND/2.0; NE/2.0; NH/2.0; NY/2.0; OK/2.0; OR/2.0; PA-AbuseEd/2.0; PA/2.0; RI/2.0; SD/2.0; TN/2.0; TX/2.0; UT/2.0; VA/2.0; VT/2.0; WA/2.0; WI/2.0; WY/2.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkDescribe the child welfare system in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • checkmarkDefine the aspects of child abuse in Pennsylvania law
  • checkmarkRecognize potential indicators of child abuse
  • checkmarkDescribe the provisions and responsibilities for reporting suspected child abuse
  • checkmarkMake appropriate referrals to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvanias ChildLine

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-20 Minutes Review of Pennsylvania's child welfare/child protective services system
20-50 Minutes Review of the nature of child abuse and neglect
50-90 Minutes Provisions and responsibilities for reporting suspected child abuse
90-110 Minutes Review of case examples and outcomes
110-120 Minutes Summary, Q & A

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Pennsylvania Abuse Education

The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) has approved this course on child abuse recognition- and reporting in accordance with Act 31 of 2014 entitled "Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting Training for Mandated Reporters." This course is approved for 2 hours of training and may be provided to mandated reporters, healthcare professionals licensed under the Pennsylvania Department of Health.


Texas Physical Therapy Association

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