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  • 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.


MEM-6338-8 2021-22 Child Abuse Awareness Training-CAAT and Resources.pdf

MEM-6338.8 Attach A-CAAT Guide 2021-22.pdf

Local Law Enforcement Departments Serving LAUSD Schools

BUL-1347.4, Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Requirements (9-28-18)

BUL-1347.4 - Attachment B, Child Abuse Reporting Information Sheet

Blank SCAR Form

Child Abuse Reporting

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 


BUL-5167.0, Code of Conduct with Students (7-8-2009)

BUL-044381.0, Protocols & Procedures to Report & Investigate Allegations of Employee Misconduct (12-22-2017)

BUL-3349.1, Sexual Harassment Policy (Student-to-Student, Adult-to-Student, and Student-to-Adult) (8-6-14)

BUL-4748.0, Ethics Policies (5-18-2009)BUL-5688.2, Social Media Policy for Employees and Associated Persons (5-18-2009)

BUL-5688.2, Social Media Policy for Employees and Associated Persons (5-18-2009)

BUL-6399.2, Social Media Policy for Student (8-18-2018)

BUL-5167.0, Code of Conduct with Students (7-8-2009)

BUL-999.13, Responsible Use Policy (3-5-2019)

BUL-2449.0, Dependent Elder Abuse & Neglect Reporting Requirements (6-1-2006)

Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act - Penal Code Sections 11164-11174.4

REF-057699, Code of Conduct with Students Online Training Module 10-1-2018

Code of conduct training video: MyPLN

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.

Child Abuse Prevention-Education: Grade Level Lessons

Scenario 1 Whispering Teacher (elem)

Scenario 2 Staring Teacher (elem)

Scenario 3 The Volunteer (elem)

Scenario 4 Touch and Go (elem)

Scenario 1 Raining Cats and Dogs (sec)

Scenario 2 Drama Rehearsal (sec)

Scenario 3 Communication Boundaries (sec)

Scenario 4 Big Daddy (sec)

A Training Guide for Administrators and Educators
on Addressing Adult Sexual Misconduct in the School Setting

 Training Guide

  • Discussions around personal boundaries with children
    Early, Open, Often

    Associated Press: Animated videos: Boy Scouts’ new tactic to fight sex abuse

    Barbara Sinatra’s Children Center

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