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200px-Adobe_PDF_Icon SCAN-MRT Flyer

Thursday, January 22, 2015; 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Walworth County Government Center, Room 214, 100 W. Walworth St., Elkhorn
$7.00 per person (Light snack & drink included)
Registration due by Thursday, January 15, 2015

Suspected Child Abuse & Neglect Mandated Reporter Training (SCAN-MRT) is a program designed to teach mandated reporters how to recognize and respond to child maltreatment, including neglect, physical and sexual abuse, and emotional damage. SCAN-MRT is approved by the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families.


  • Identify examples of child maltreatment,including neglect, physical and sexual abuse, and emotional damage
  • Describe risk factors for child maltreatment and strategies for prevention
  • Have an increased confidence about reacting appropriately to disclosures of abuse and neglect
  • Understand what happens when a report is made

To register, fill out the SCAN-MRT Registration Form and return with fee to: UW-Extension Walworth County, 100 W. Walworth St., P.O. Box 1001, Elkhorn, WI 53121.

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