Mandated Reporter

2 Hour Mandated Reporter Training (or Equivalent) -- Self-Directed Online Training - Mandated reporters can participate in this 2-hour web-based online training course at any time, 24/7. Progress is saved at the end of each section, so you can complete it at your own pace. Interactive exercises are customized for the major disciplines: Social Services, Education, Law Enforcement, Child Day Care, and Medical are included. Users also learn definitions, indicators, and how to make a report to the New York Statewide Central Register. The course is user friendly, fully narrated, and includes taped video segments that enhance learning points. This course meets the New York State Education Department mandatory requirements for Training in Child Abuse Identification and Reporting. --

5 Hour Health & Safety Training (or Equivalent) -- This OCFS health and safety e-learning is named Foundations in Health and Safety e-learning can be found at the following website:  To start the training and receive the certificate of completion, each individual must create an Early Childhood Education and Training Program (ECETP) account with the Professional Development Program (PDP). Accounts can be set up in minutes and require only a little information. The account can be set up at :  All individuals who complete the Foundations in Health and Safety e-learning session will be credited with a certificate of completion. Certificates are awarded at the end of the session and must be printed and kept on file at the child care program. If a certificate is misplaced, another can be printed from the website.