Mandatory reporting of harm and exploitation of children

Training must be conducted at the commencement of each school semester. Staff who do not undertake training at the start of each semester must complete the training at their earliest convenience (for new staff this must be within one week of commencement).

It is recommended that:

•minimum of 60 minutes is allocated to delivering the presentation
•a copy of the department’s Mandatory Reporting of Harm and Exploitation of Children Guidelines and the presentation is provided to participants
•discussion is encouraged during the training presentation
•participants are provided with a means to anonymously ask questions and voice concerns.