Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting

Click here for the PA State Requirements for Child Abuse Continuing Education

Must I complete the child abuse recognition and reporting continuing education every time I renew my license? 

Yes. As a condition of renewal, you must complete 2 hours of Department of State/Board approved continuing education in child abuse recognition and reporting within the required renewal period (24 month period).

Can I complete child abuse recognition and reporting training online?

Click here for a complete listing of approved providers. Unless a course is listed as approved by one or both of these agencies, the course will not be considered acceptable to meet the requirements for initial licensure or renewal.

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Note, the UPMC Center for Continuing Education does not provide CME credit for any of the online modules. Therefore, we do not have access to any of your completion records.

How do I determine if a child abuse recognition and reporting course has been approved?

Click here for a complete listing of approved providers. Unless a course is listed as approved by one or both of these agencies, the course will not be considered acceptable to meet the requirements for initial licensure or renewal.Popular online options:

Note, the UPMC Center for Continuing Education does not provide CME credit for any of the online modules. Therefore, we do not have access to any of your completion records.

www.reportabusepa.pitt.edu

Who is responsible for submitting my completion results?

Completion results must be submitted electronically from the provider of the education. If you have questions regarding the submission of the continuing education, please contact the approved provider directly before contacting the Board.