Training Session On Identifying Child Abuse Scheduled For BOCES Center

FREDONIA – A state-mandated training session for professionals on identifying and reporting child abuse, maltreatment and neglect will be held from 9-11 a.m. on March 2, at the LoGuidice Educational Center, D Building, 9520 Fredonia-Stockton Road.

The training is required for all persons applying for a provisional or permanent certificate of license valid for administrative or supervisory service, classroom teaching service, or school service. In addition to teachers and school administrators, the mandate affects school physicians, nurses, therapists and others in the fields of health care and education.

Participants should bring their license or certificate number with them if possible. A state Education Department certificate of completion will be provided for each course participant. A $30 fee will be charged. To register, call 800-344-9611 or 672-4371, ext. 2145. Participants are asked to be at the training 15 minutes prior to start time.

The session is provided by the School & Societal Perspectives Program of the Erie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES.