Mon, Oct 17|
Practical Knowledge for Mandated Reporting in California for Professionals Working with System-Involved Youth & Families
Marya Wright, MSW, ASW
Time & Location
Oct 17, 2022, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM PDT
About the Event
Marya Wright, MSW, ASW
In this training, participants will gain a basic understanding of child abuse and neglect mandated reporting in California. Participants will have a general understanding of who mandated reporters are and what their role is in California. This training will provide practical knowledge regarding reporting child abuse and neglect. Participants will learn their responsibility as a mandated reporter. This training will also provide an overview on information needed to complete a child abuse and neglect report to a Child Welfare agency. Participants will be provided with the document(s) required of a mandated reporter when completing a report in California. The material will be delivered by PowerPoint presentation, short video clips, group discussion, breakout (small group) discussions and participant workbook (handout).
· Trainees will learn how to explain what it means to be a mandated reporter in California.
· Trainees will learn how to describe the role of a mandated reporter.
· Trainees will learn how to identify 2-3 points of information to gather prior to making a report.
1:00 – 1:25pm Welcome, Agenda, Objectives and Learning Goals
1:25 – 1:55pm What does it mean to be a mandated reporter?
1:55 – 2:30pm What is the role of a mandated reporter?
2:30 – 2:45pm BREAK (CE Hours will not be offered for this time)
2:45 – 3:15pm What are the reporting responsibilities?
3:15 – 3:40pm What information is necessary to make a report?
3:45 – 3:50pm Questions/Answers
3:50 – 4:00pm Evaluation & Closing
Meet Our Trainers
Marya Wright Consulting provides innovative, high-value, and culturally responsive training content for professionals. Marya offers continuing education training (CEUs) for agencies who service system-involved youth, foster youth, children and families. Marya is a registered Associate Clinical Social Worker with the Board of Behavioral Sciences. Marya is a Child Welfare Worker II with County Children and Family Services in the Dependency Investigation Unit. She conducts investigations and assessments based on the Welfare & Institutions Code §300 regarding child abuse, neglect and exploitation on the legality of court intervention.
Marya graduated from San Diego State University, where she received her Bachelor’s in Social Work with a focus on Child Welfare Services and Motivational Interviewing. She then received her Master’s in Social Work from California State University, East Bay with a focus in Child Welfare Policy and research. Marya has also conducted research in Child Sexual Exploitation and Foster Care. In addition, she is a seasoned lecturer in the Sociology Department at CSU, East Bay.
This course meets the qualifications for (2.75) BBS CE Hours for LCSWs, LMFTs, LPCCs, and LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences & is provided by Fred Finch Youth Center, CAMFT Provider #045295.