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Suspect abuse? Report it! 
Call ChildLine at 1-800-932-0313. 

Mandated reporters: Report electronically  

Issues with reporting electronically? Call ChildLine at 1-800-932-0313.

Mandated Reporter Training

The Department of Human Services supports child abuse recognition and reporting training through a variety of delivery methods, including web-based and in-person. The department contracts with:

View a list of additional approved courses for child abuse recognition and reporting training for mandated reporters. 


Act 126 requires that all school entities (a public school, charter school, cyber charter school, private school, nonpublic school, intermediate unit or area vocational-technical school) and independent contractors of school entities provide child abuse recognition and reporting training to all employees, including contracted substitute teachers who have direct contact with children. For more information and for a list of approved trainings, please visit the Pennsylvania Department of Education's website.

Submit a Curriculum 

Interested in submitting a curriculum for review and consideration for approval? Use these guidelines:

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The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS), which is in part comprised of the Office of Children, Youth, and Families (OCYF) complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.