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FosterParentCollege.com® Launches "The Role of Mandated Child Abuse Reporters"

Foster parents, teachers, medical professionals and others are required by law to report suspected child abuse. But how can they safely and effectively go about reporting their suspicions?

May 29, 2012 - PRLog -- While shopping, you notice a frustrated adult striking a child. What is your responsibility as a mandatory reporter? How do you go about reporting an emotionally charged situation that calls for clear thinking and responsible reporting? Although the specifics of child abuse reporting laws vary from state to state, questions like these are explored in this course.  

The new class on FosterParentCollege.com® features exercises built around real-life events to discuss the challenges and responsibilities of mandated child abuse reporting. The course provides strategies for information collection and confidential reporting that will help ensure the investigation process is not compromised. The course is taught by Michael F. Quinn, safety expert, social worker, and foster care agency supervisor.

FosterParentCollege.com® provides interactive online training for foster, adoptive, and kinship parents. There are more than 30 courses available at this time. Titles include Substance-Exposed Infants, Child Abuse and Neglect, Grief and Loss in the Care System, Culturally Competent Parenting, and Child Safety and Supervision.

FosterParentCollege.com® is:
Rated by the California Evidence-Based Clearinghouse for Child Welfare,
Endorsed by the NFPA, the Foster Family-based Treatment Association and the Canadian Foster Family Association, and
Approved by CASA and the National Adoption Center.

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