Child Abuse and Neglect

 

Who Must Receive Continuing Education/Training?

 

Dentist

Doctor

Mental Health

Nurse

Social Worker

What Information Must Be Conveyed?

Who Must Be Consulted and/or Must Approve?

When Is the Education/Training to Take Place?

California

Cal. [Bus. & Prof.] Code § 28 (Deering 2000)

N

N

Y

N

Y

Child abuse assessment and reporting

Board of Behavioral Science Examiners

Once (seven hours)

Iowa

Iowa Code § 232.69 (2000)

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Child abuse identification and reporting

Department of Human Services

Two hours every five years

New York

N.Y. [Soc. Serv.] Law § 421 (McKinney 2000)

Y

Y

Y

Y

N

Indicators of child abuse and maltreatment and reporting procedures

Department of Social Services

Two hours



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