FREDONIA - A state-mandated training session for professionals on identifying and reporting child abuse, maltreatment and neglect will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, in the LoGuidice Educational Center, ''D'' Building, 9520 Fredonia-Stockton Road, Fredonia.
The cost is $30. Register, call (800) 344-9611 or 672-4371, ext. 2145. Participants should be at the training 15 minutes prior to start time.
This training is required for all persons applying for a provisional or permanent certificate of license valid for administrative or supervisory service, classroom teaching service or school service.
In addition to teachers and school administrators, the mandate affects school physicians, nurses, therapists and others in the fields of health care and education.
Participants should bring their license or certificate number with them if possible.
A state Education Department certificate of completion will be provided for each course participant.
The session is provided by the Erie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES School and Societal Perspectives Program.