Lesson 4 - Special Situations

This lesson will cover situations specific to school personnel and includes information about prevention of abuse of children on school grounds, by school personnel, or in school-sponsored programs as well as reporting of colleagues.

At the end of this lesson, you should

  1. Be aware of California Education Code provisions relevant to corporal punishment; Be aware of issues regarding physical contact with students
  2. Be aware of best practice recommendations to prevent abuse, including sexual abuse, of children on school grounds, by school personnel, or in school-sponsored programs
  3. Know what to do if you suspect a colleague has done something that could be considered abusive or neglectful, and what could happen after a report is made
  4. Understand how mandated reporting laws apply to charter schools and to children who are homeschooled

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