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Act 31 - Pennsylvania Child Abuse Requirement

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Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting in Pennsylvania - Act 31 (2 Hours) Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting in Pennsylvania - Act 31 (2 Hours): Mandated Reporter Training

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REQUIRED FOR PA MANDATED REPORTERS - LICENSE RENEWAL Fulfills the Act 31 requirement for mandated reporters in Pennsylvania for 2 hours of training in recognizing and reporting child abuse. Approved by PA.

2 $20.00
Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting in Pennsylvania - Act 31 (3 Hours) Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting in Pennsylvania - Act 31 (3 Hours): Mandated Reporter Training

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REQUIRED FOR PA MANDATED REPORTERS - INITIAL LICENSURE Fulfills the Act 31 requirement for mandated reporters in Pennsylvania for 3 hours of training in recognizing and reporting child abuse. Approved by PA.

3 $30.00

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What is Act 31 Child Abuse in Pennsylvania?

Under Act 31, applicants for licensure by any of the health-related Pennsylvania licensure boards and the State Board of Funeral Directors must demonstrate that they have completed 3 hours of DHS-approved training in child abuse continuing education.
A PA child abuse certificate of completion for this mandated reporter training will be issued.

Do I need the 3-hour and 2-hour PA child abuse course?
3 hours of child abuse CE for initial licensure and 2 hours of child abuse CEU for renewal.

How often is the PA Child Abuse Clearance required?
After the initial license has been received, 2 child abuse contact hours of Pennsylvania DHS-approved training in child abuse recognition and reporting must be taken with each license renewal for child abuse clearance.

Updated: November 2022, for details, always refer to your board.

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