Admissions & Aid
Updated mandated reporter training requirements are needed for all mandated reporters (inclusive of teachers and teacher candidates), including those who have previously undergone the Child Abuse Identification workshop. The updated training is required by April 1, 2025. The updated workshop is available at Brooklyn College and other providers listed here (PDF).
When the updated workshop is recorded on your TEACH account, it should be listed as “Child Abuse Identification (New Program).”
The following mandated workshops are required for New York State certification:
Needs of Students With Autism is required only in some cases. You do not need the autism workshop if:
The workshop is required for New York State Certification only if you are applying for:
Check your TEACH account.
Are your workshops listed on your TEACH account, or do you have previous college recommendations for certification?
If the certification officer checked the workshops, the notes are on file at Brooklyn College and the workshops do not need to be added to your TEACH account.
If you have a recommendation for certification on your TEACH account, then the workshops required at the time were checked and credited, and do not need to be listed on your TEACH account. From 2001 to 2014, two workshops were needed: School Violence Prevention and Identification of Child Abuse. Starting in 2014, the DASA workshop was added. Workshops are credited based on the college “recommendation.”
You can e-mail Nayisha Wilson Cantave at if you have questions about the workshops at Brooklyn College.
You can complete the workshops by choosing from the following providers online:
The United Federation of Teachers also offers workshops.