Mandated Reporter Training is a self-paced learning module that is designed for professionals identified by law who must make a report if suspected or known child maltreatment has occurred. This training features videos, quizzes, and activities that can be completed through self-study. If you have questions, contact us at

Technology Requirements: This self-paced training features videos, quizzes, and interactive content. For the best learning experience, we recommended using a computer or tablet that has the latest version of Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari, or Edge browsers. Please do not use Internet Explorer. This training includes audio, and closed captioning is available.

The current version of Mandated Reporter Training is hosted on the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) website. Those videos are also linked here:

The course you select below will depend on your job title and responsibilities. Select the option that is right for you (coming soon).

Mandated Reporter Training

This option is for anyone working in healthcare, social services, mental health, child care, education, guardians ad litem, law enforcement, coaches, probation/correctional, and clergy. You will receive a Certificate of Completion at the end.

Launching September 22, 2022.

Mandated Reporter Training for Child Protection Workers

This option is for Minnesota county agencies and tribes that carry cases in child welfare and/or child protection, as well as their supervisors and a small number of private providers who deliver child welfare services on behalf of the counties. You will need a Training Portal account to access this course, and completion will be recorded in your training transcript.

Launching September 22, 2022.

Mandated Reporter Training for Youth Programs

The state of Minnesota has updated reporting requirements for Mandated Reporters. These updates place new reporting requirements on Youth Program staff. In short, as a Youth Program employee, you are considered a Mandated Reporter. You must be prepared to report suspected or known child maltreatment. This training will prepare you to do that.

Launching late fall 2022.