The Recognizing and Responding to Suspicions of Child Maltreatment Training is designed for professionals and volunteers working with children and families and any NC citizen concerned with child well-being. The course is currently only available in English*.
*The Spanish version of this course is currently unavailable. We hope to secure funding in the near future to enable us to update the course to include new legislation affecting how child maltreatment is reported.
Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina provides this and other courses, to North Carolina citizens at no charge through support from the North Carolina Division of Social Services and the generosity of our supporters. We welcome contributions to help us continue to provide these services for professionals and concerned citizens interested in promoting the well-being of families across North Carolina. Use the orange button at the top right of the screen to make a donation.
At the end of this course you will understand:
Supplemental course materials, including a PDF of the course and FAQ, are available by clicking on the Printable Resources tab located at the top right corner of the course window.
Published in both Adobe Flash Player and HTML5 formats, our course may behave differently depending on your individual platform. In order to view the course, please use these recommended browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer 8 and later, Microsoft Edge (latest version), Google Chrome (latest version), Firefox (latest version)
Mac: Safari 7 and later, Google Chrome (latest version)
You may be prompted to enable Adobe Flash Player in Google Chrome 56 or later. If you need to download it, use this link: Adobe Flash Player.
If you experience problems with any of these browsers, please contact us.
At the conclusion of this course you will be guided through several survey questions. Your feedback is important and will help us improve and develop future versions of this course. Thank you for your participation.
Your printed Certificate will contain your passing score as proof of completion.
After completing this course with a score of at least 80%, you may print your Certificate. A PDF file will be created to either print or save. If you need to save it, please make a note of where it's saved, so you can retrieve it later.
Shared Computers - If you are sharing a computer with other users taking this course, please clear your browser cache (Ctrl+Shift+Del for Firefox and Chrome; other browsers see here) before clicking the button below. This will remove any previous attempts.
NOTE: The certificate at the end of the course is provided in PDF format so that you can either PRINT OR SAVE on completion. PCANC does not provide paper copies of the certificate. You are responsible to SAVE the certificate if you cannot print it.
**12/6/17 WARNING: Some users have experienced problems resuming the course after stopping if they are using Internet Explorer as a browser. Browsers like Google Chrome and Firefox are good alternatives. So far, we haven't had an issue with Edge, but we are keeping track of new reports as they come in.