mandated reporter training

What is a Mandated Reporter and Why Do I Need Clearances?

People who have regular contact with vulnerable people, such as children and  elderly, are legally required to ensure a report is made when abuse is observed or suspected. 

If you need your clearances, Crime Victim Center of Erie County is now offer in-person Mandated Reporter Training.

Sessions will take place at our Erie office, 125 W 18th St., Erie, PA 16501 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

For an up-to-date program schedule, follow our Facebook page. @cvcerie

$10 per person fee and preregistration is required.  To register, call 814-455-9414. 

At the conclusion of the 3-hour training, participants will receive a certificate of completion to satisfy requirements.

If you are interested in group training contact Amy at 814-455-9414.

Off-site trainings can be held for larger groups; please call for details.

Make your payment here after you are registered.

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Developed by PCAR (Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape) this training is approved by the Department of Human Services in accordance with Act 31 of 2014 (*AS OF December 1, 2014) and Act 48 with the Department of Education.  This curriculum satisfies the requirements of Act 126 for school personnel. 

Are You A Mandated Reporter?

  • A person licensed or certified to practice in any health-related field.
  • A medical examiner, coroner or funeral director.
  • An employee of a health care facility or provider who is engaged in the admission, examination, care or treatment of individuals.
  • A school employee.
  • An employee of a child care service, who has contact with children in the course of employment.
  • A clergymen, priest, rabbi, minister, Christian Science practitioner, religious healer or spiritual leader of any regularly established church or other religious organization.
  • An independent contractor.
  • An emergency medical services provider.
  • An individual paid or unpaid, who, on the basis of the individual’s role as and integral part of a regularly scheduled program, activity or service, accepts responsibility for a child.
  • An employee of a social services agency, who has direct contact with children in the course of employment
  • A peace officer or law enforcement official.
  • An employee of a public library, who has direct contact with children in the course of employment.
  • An individual supervised or managed by a mandated reporter who has direct contact with children in the course of employment.
  • Attorneys affiliated with an agency, organization or institution that is responsible for the care, supervision, guidance or control of children.
  • A foster parent.