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SECTION 3036
Coursework for reporting child abuse and maltreatment for those with coaching licenses or coaching certificates
Education (EDN) CHAPTER 16, TITLE 4, ARTICLE 61
§ 3036. Coursework for reporting child abuse and maltreatment for
those with coaching licenses or coaching certificates. 1.
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the commissioner shall
prescribe regulations requiring that all persons currently holding a
temporary coaching license or a professional coaching certificate and
persons applying for such license or certificate shall, in addition to
all the other licensure or certification requirements, have completed
two hours of coursework or training regarding the identification and
reporting of child abuse and maltreatment. The coursework or training
shall be obtained from an institution or provider which has been
approved by the department to provide such coursework or training. The
coursework or training shall include information regarding the physical
and behavioral indicators of child abuse and maltreatment and the
statutory reporting requirements set out in sections four hundred
thirteen through four hundred twenty of the social services law,
including but not limited to, when and how a report must be made, what
other actions the reporter is mandated or authorized to take, the legal
protections afforded reporters, and the consequences for failing to
report. Each applicant shall provide the department with documentation
showing that he or she has completed the required training.

2. Persons currently holding a temporary coaching license or a
professional coaching certificate shall meet the coursework or training
requirements prescribed in subdivision one of this section no later than
July first, two thousand fifteen.