Current Course Schedule

State Mandated Training in Child Abuse Identification and Reporting

All licensed professionals who work with children under 18 years of age are required by NY State law to report suspected child abuse and neglect. This course will help you learn to identify symptoms of child abuse and neglect and will provide you with information about the required procedures for reporting abuse. The NY State Certificate of Completion will be issued to all registrants who attend the full two-hour session. * This synchronous workshop meets online Eastern Time.
  • Course Number
    TEWS500N
  • Focus On
    Across Ages
  • Category
    Online, State Mandated Training and Certification Support
  • Registration Options and Cost
    $75 Course Fee

Sections

Fall 2021

  • Section 1:
    • Christine Low
      Christine Low
      is the Clinical Director of the multidisciplinary Child Advocacy Center and the Child Protection Coordinator at Mount Sinai Medical Center. Since beginning her work with child abuse victims and their families in 1993, she has served as Secretary for the Manhattan Task Force on Child Abuse and Neglect, as a member of the Administration for Children’s Services Interdisciplinary Review Panel, and as a member of the School District 4 Child Protection Committee, and continues to serve on the Mayor’s Task Force on Child Abuse and Neglect. Ms. Low has an MS in Social Work at Columbia University. Between 1991 and 2004 she was licensed as a CSW. She received her LCSW in 2004, when that licensing option began.
  • Section 2:
    • Deborah Vilas
      Deborah Vilas
      is a Faculty Advisor and Instructor at Bank Street College. In addition, she is a certified Child Life Specialist, and has worked at Memorial Sloan-Kettering and Bellevue Hospitals with sick, injured and traumatized children.  Deb has used play as her primary modality in her work with children of all ages in school, hospital and mental health settings.  She earned a BA in Sociology from Georgetown University, an MS in Early Childhood Special Education from Bank Street, and an MS in Social Work from NYU.
  • Section 3:
    • Christine Low
      Christine Low
      is the Clinical Director of the multidisciplinary Child Advocacy Center and the Child Protection Coordinator at Mount Sinai Medical Center. Since beginning her work with child abuse victims and their families in 1993, she has served as Secretary for the Manhattan Task Force on Child Abuse and Neglect, as a member of the Administration for Children’s Services Interdisciplinary Review Panel, and as a member of the School District 4 Child Protection Committee, and continues to serve on the Mayor’s Task Force on Child Abuse and Neglect. Ms. Low has an MS in Social Work at Columbia University. Between 1991 and 2004 she was licensed as a CSW. She received her LCSW in 2004, when that licensing option began.