Child Abuse Awareness Training (CAAT)
Los Angeles Unified School District teachers, administrators, and staff who educate and care for students face constant challenges when trying to help keep children safer in today's fast-paced world. This site offers easy-to-use child abuse training resources to help address these challenges.
Abuse of children across the world occurs on a staggering scale. It is estimated that 40,000,000 children are abused each year.
Much more can be done to protect them, which is why this website, offers LAUSD teachers and administrators a set of tools to help children be safer.
2021-22 CAAT Course and Assessment Information
Employees with an active SSO were auto-registered in the annual MyPLN course on July 6, 2021.
The deadline to complete the training and assessment is September 30, 2021.
Click here for the 2021-2022 Child Abuse Awareness Training (CAAT) Guide.
- Resources for Employees
Los Angeles Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS): (800) 540-4000
Early Education Centers/State Preschools must also report to the Department of Social Services (DSS) Community Care Licensing Office:
Culver City Office (310) 337-4335
Monterey Park Office (323) 981-3350
- Educational Equity Compliance Office
Code of conduct training video: MyPLN
- Health Education Programs: heplausd.net
Health Standards - Can be shared with teachers to have age appropriate and health standards aligned discussions with students at various grade levels to address safety awareness and mental/emotional/social protective skills.
- Scenarios to Facilitate Discussions About Adult Sexual Misconduct/Grooming
- A Training Guide for Administrators and Educators
Discussions around personal boundaries with children
Early, Open, Often
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