Mandated Reporter Training for Suspected Adult Abuse and Neglect

Text-only version

Training Purpose:

Understand adult abuse, neglect, and exploitation in Maine, and learn about the system of laws and services that exists to respond to the problem.

Training Objectives:

  • Identify the prevalence and scope of abuse, neglect, or exploitation of dependent or incapacitated adults in Maine.
  • Discuss the dynamics and the impact on individual victims and families.
  • Describe the system of laws and services that exists to respond to the issues of adult abuse, neglect, and exploitation.

Confidentiality:

  • Clearly, abuse of any type is a very sensitive issue; therefore any materials, cases, or situations used throughout this training will be de-identified to maintain confidentiality.

How to use the Text-Only Site:

  • Navigate through each session by clicking on the hyperlinks below.
  • There are several activities in the full version that suggest you perform tasks or view activities that may not be easy to understand or see with a text reader or with your picures turned off on your browser. Those areas will be denoted with ** as well as an explanation of how it appears in the full version.
  • Some of the hyperlinks in this trainings will bring you to another web site. We are not responsible for the content of other sites and there are no guarantees that the other websites will have a text-only site available. These links will be marked.

Learning Objectives Activity

  • ** This activity in the full-version suggest you type responses to questions provided and print the page with your responses as a guide to focus and direct your learning throughout the training. Please form your own responses to following questions and keep them in mind throughout the training. **
  • What is your most pressing concern that you want to learn about today?
  • What is something you have always wondered about the Department of Health and Human Services but never got the chance to ask?
  • What has your experience working with the Department of Health and Human Services been like so far?
  • Have your ever made a report to the Adult or Child Protective Intake Units? If yes, what was it like?
  • From your experience working with the Deparment of Health and Human Services is there something you would recommend to improve how referrals from mandatory reporters are received?
  • What kinds of information will be the most helpful to you in your job?

If you do not find or obtain all the information or learning you established, be sure to talk with your Supervisor or contact Karen Elliott at karen.elliott@maine.gov

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