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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.


    2023-24 CAAT Course and Assessment Information

    Employees with an active SSO were auto-registered for the annual MyPLN course on July 6, 2023.
    The deadline to complete the training and assessment is September 15, 2023.

    Get the training guide:
     2023-2024 Child Abuse Awareness Training (CAAT) Guide

  • Resources

MEM-6338.9. Child Abuse Awareness Training (CAAT) and Resources

BUL-1347.5 Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting, 03.27.23

BUL-1347.5  Attachment C Local Law Enforcement Departments

BUL-1347.5  Attachment D Child Abuse Reporting Information Sheet

LA County Department of Family Services

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-5167.1 Code of Conduct with Students-Distribution and Dissemination Requirement)

Code of Conduct with Students Rev. 1.23 

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

BUL-2521.3 Title IX Policy/Nondiscrimination Complaint Procedures (Including for Sex Discrimination and Sexual Harassment)

BUL-4748.0, Ethics Policies (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-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-057699.1 - Code of Conduct with Students Online Training Module 02.23.23 

Committee For Children Family-friendly videos about recognizing signs of abuse and how to conduct discussions about the topic as a family.

Webpage LInkCode of conduct training video: MyPLN

PDF IconCode of Conduct with Students

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

 Training Guide

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