Identification and Reporting of Child Abuse and Maltreatment Course
For Mandated Reporters
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Address: NASW-NYS Continuing Education
188 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12210
completion of the course, you will receive:
official Certification of Completion, and
- 2 Category
I NASW-NYS Continuing Education Credits within 14 business
days. Need it sooner? We can fax your Certification of completion
directly to the NYS Education Department within 4 business
days for an additional $30.00.
Association of Social Workers- NYS Chapter is approved by the NYS
Education Department- Professional Education Program as a course
provider on the Identification and Reporting of Child
Abuse and Maltreatment. This course is designed for
social workers to meet the new licensing requirement. Effective
September 1, 2004, the new social work licensure law adds social
workers to the list of professionals identified as mandated reporters
for suspected child abuse and maltreatment. Social workers must
complete a State Education Department-approved course in order to
be licensed as an LMSW or LCSW. Former CSWs are automatically grandparented
as an LMSW or LCSW, and are required to complete the course before
their license can be renewed.
provides an overview of the mandated reporter's legal obligations
and protections, the laws related to child abuse and maltreatment,
the signs and symptoms of abuse and neglect and available resources.
The NYS Office
of Children and Family Services has a Summary Guide
for Mandated Reporters in New York State that serves
as a useful reference and outlines much of what is contained in
this course. It is available through their website at: http://www.ocfs.state.ny.us/main/prevention/faqs_mandatedreporter.asp
As you begin the course, you can navigate in and out of the sections
in the table of contents.