The Iowa Code, Chapter 93, establishes a panel for "review and approval of mandatory reporter training curricula for those persons who work in a position classification that under law makes the persons mandatory reporters of child or dependent adult abuse and the position classification does not have a mandatory reporter training curriculum approved by a licensing or examining board." The director of the Iowa Department of Public Health convened a panel of experts to satisfy the mandates of the legislation.
The purpose of the Abuse Education Review Panel is to provide an objective method by which child and dependent adult abuse mandatory reporter curricula are reviewed and approved.
It is the trainers' responsibility to stay current with changes to the applicable Iowa Codes and Administrative Rules, to update staff and training attendees on the changes, and to renew the curriculum approval.
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