Outreach and Training

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Community Outreach & Training

As a service to the community, professionals from Fairfield County Protective Services are available to speak and present information to local organizations and community partners regarding child abuse and neglect. Presentations can be designed to fit a group's program needs and may include opportunities for activities and questions.

Speaking topics may include:
  • Overview of child abuse and neglect
  • Reporting child abuse
  • Screening guidelines
  • Referral process and expectations
  • Foster care and adoption
  • Volunteer and mentoring services

Mandated Reporters

Many professionals are required by law to report suspicions of child abuse and neglect.  We offer trainings to mandated reporters to meet their specific needs of that include:

  • Mandated reporter law
  • Screening guidelines and assessment tools
  • Referral process and expectations
  • Overview of child abuse and neglect

To request a training please contact either Kari Akins 740-652-7728 or Sarah Fortner 740-652-7730. You may also request a training by mailing the registration form found here.