TargetSolutions is excited to announce the release of two courses to our Fire and Supervisor - CA catalogs. These courses feature a live presenter, new case studies, custom interactions, and are completely video-based. The release of these new courses supports our content modernization initiative and displays our commitment to providing content on new popular topics. The course list includes:
1. Electric and Alternative Fuel Vehicles for First Responders
Course ID: 901582 | 1 hour
Why did we create this course? As the number of electric and other fuel vehicles on the road continues to increase rapidly, so does the number of accidents involving these types of vehicles. First Responders encounter new and different challenges with these vehicles that are not found in current gas-powered vehicles. It is important that First Responders understand the risks associated with operating these vehicles in order to reduce the amount of potential accidents occurring due to dealing with these vehicles.
Both electric and alternative fuel vehicles have seen exponential growth in sales over the past few years. Many people around the nation are investing in these modes of transportation for a variety of reasons. Between 2013 and 2017, sales of electric vehicles saw a 641 percent increase in sales. Today's electric and alternative fuel vehicles come in wide range of sizes from small cars and pickup trucks to SUVs, large buses, garbage trucks, and semi-trucks.
2. Child Abuse: Mandated Reporter Training for California (General)
Course ID: 840235 | 45 minutes
Why did we create this course? Most people associate Mandated Reporters with educational professionals; however, the reality is that anyone who interacts with children (i.e. dentists, emergency medical personnel, etc) should be able to recognize the signs of child abuse and how to report it. This course explains the mandated reporting process and how it is crucial to protect vulnerable children.
Most states enforce laws that require certain professionals to report suspected cases of child abuse or neglect. Individuals who are mandated to report often serve in a unique position of authority that allows them to observe and interact with children. While educators are the professionals that probably come to mind first when you think about being a mandated reporter, many other professions are mandated to report as well, including emergency medical personnel, law enforcement, and fire fighters, to name a few. Some professions you might not consider—such as funeral home directors, film processors, legal professionals, and clergy—also have a duty to report. However, the law encourages all persons to report cases of suspected child abuse or neglect, even if you are not mandated to do so.
This course provides training to professionals on the basics of what it means to be a mandated reporter, focusing on California Law.