NSW Mandatory Reporter Training

As a Mandatory reporter you have the responsibility to protect the rights and safety of children and young people.
Is this training for you?

This training is for people who are mandatory reporters under Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Act 1998 including:

  • Health Care
  • Welfare
  • Education
  • Children’s Services
  • Residential Services
  • Law Enforcement
  • Disability Services
  • Religious Ministry or provision of religious based activities to children
  • Registered Psychologists providing a professional service to adults
  • Health care — registered medical practitioners, specialists, enrolled and registered nurses, registered midwives, occupational therapists, speech pathologists, psychologists, dentists and other allied health professionals working in sole practice or in public or private health practices.

  • Welfare — registered psychologists, social workers, caseworkers and youth workers.
  • Education — teachers, counsellors, principals
  • Children’s services — child care workers, family day carers and home-based carers.
  • Residential services — refuge workers, community housing providers.
  • Law enforcement — police.
  • Disability services – disability support workers and personal care workers.
  • A person in religious ministry or a person providing religion based activities to children (e.g. minister of religion, priest, deacon, pastor, rabbi, Salvation Army officer, church elder, religious brother or sister)
  • Registered psychologists providing a professional service as a psychologist to adults

Delivery mode:

Online or Face to Face


2.5 hours

Course overview

Do you understand your legal obligations for reporting Child Protection Concerns in NSW ? Do you have the skills and knowledge to keep children safe while they’re in your care? As a Mandatory Reporter, you have a responsibility to protect the rights and safety of children and young people. The NSW Mandatory Reporting course covers the latest in child protection legislation, empowering Mandatory Reporters to meet their legislative requirements to protect the interests of children.

In this course, you’ll learn:
  • How to identify the areas of child abuse and neglect
  • The short and long-term effects of neglect and abuse on a child’s development
  • How to identify risk factors in children you or your team work with.
  • How to respond to a child if they disclose a situation where they feel unsafe
  • The relevant legislation protecting children in NSW
  • How to ensure your reporting meets legislative requirements
  • How to complete correct reporting procedures in the event of an incident
  • Reportable Conduct Guidelines and procedures
What’s included:

Our course is designed to keep participants engaged. It includes:

  • Presentations by our trained experts
  • Clear content and visuals
  • Interactive experiences
  • Case scenarios

Participants who complete the course will receive a certificate of completion.

$50 (including GST) for Individuals. Please contact us for multiple booking discount.

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