entity or organization may apply for approval to provide mandated reporter
training as required under
23 Pa.C.S. §
education and training) by submitting the course materials set forth in
subsection (b) simultaneously to the Department of Human Services (DHS), Office
of Children, Youth and Families, and to the Bureau at the following addresses:
(1) Department of Human Services, Office of
Children, Youth and Families, Health and Welfare Building, 625 Forster Street,
Harrisburg, PA 17120; or electronically at RA-PWOCYFCPSL@pa.gov.
(2) Bureau of Professional and Occupational
Affairs, 2601 North Third Street, P.O. Box 2649, Harrisburg, PA 17105-2649; or
electronically at RA-stcpsl_course_app@ pa.gov.
Submissions shall include the following:
(1) Contact information (mailing address,
email address and telephone number) for the agency/course
description of the training and course delivery method.
(3) Title of the course.
(4) Timed agenda and estimated hours of
The course related
materials including, as applicable:
(ii) Narrated script or
activities or exercises.
Videos and audio/visual content.
(v) Knowledge checks, quizzes or other means
of assessing participant's understanding of the material.
(vi) For online courses, a transcript or
recording of audio training.
(8) Citation of sources, including written
permission to use copyrighted material, if applicable.
(9) Anticipated credentials or experience of
the presenter, or biography of presenter, if known.
(10) Printed materials used to market the
(11) Evaluation used to
assess participants' satisfaction with the training.
Sample certificate of
attendance/participation, which shall include:
(i) Name of participant.
(ii) Title of training.
(iii) Date of training.
(iv) Length of training (2 or 3
(v) Name and signature of
the authorized representative of the approved provider. The signature may be an
Statement affirming the participant attended the entire course.
(13) Verification of ability to
report participation/ attendance electronically to the Bureau in a format
prescribed by the Bureau.
(c) The Bureau will notify the applicant in
writing upon approval of the course and will post a list of approved courses on
the Bureau's web site and the Board's web site.