This half day interactive workshop provides participants with information about child protection and mandatory reporting in NSW. The workshop outlines different forms of child abuse, the role of a mandatory reporter, and identifying possible risk of significant harm. The session takes participants through the use of the Mandatory Reporter Guide and how to make a report.

At the end of this workshop participants will be able to:

  • Define significant harm
  • Identify different forms of child abuse and their possible impacts
  • Make effective use of the Mandatory Reporter Guide
  • Outline the internal procedures of making a report and the process of lodging a report

Target audience: Mandatory reporters as specified under Section 27 of the NSW Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Act 1998