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Responding to Abuse and Neglect: Education and Care Training for Student Teachers (RAN Training)
Participation in this program provides access to the knowledge and skills you require to recognise and report suspicion of child abuse or neglect in your work with children/young people. The university strongly encourages you to undertake this training as early as possible in your teacher education program. Consequently, we advise you to register for and participate in a  with one of the providers suggested below.
 
PLEASE NOTE: Early Childhood students MUST have Responding to Abuse and Neglect: Education and Care Training before commencing their first practicum placement - this is a REQUIREMENT not an option for all Early Childhood programs.
 
Responding to Abuse and Neglect: Education and Care Training  provides the certification required by all education employers for teachers seeking or engaged in employment in schools and settings.
 
For more information about the registration procedures, dates and cost for Responding to Abuse and Neglect: Education and Care Training please contact the following providers:
 
The Australian Education Union provides Responding to Abuse and Neglect: Education and Care Training (RAN Training) free of charge for its members. Students can join the union as Associate Members for $22 per annum. RAN Training sessions are held at the AEU offices, 163 Greenhill Road, Parkside. To join the AEU, or find information about RAN Training, or to register for a training course, go to http://www.aeusa.asn.au. To make an inquiry, email training@aeusa.asn.au.
 
The Department for Education and Child Development (DECD), provides Responding to Abuse and Neglect: Education and Care Training Programs at the Education Development Centre, Milner Street, Hindmarsh, for a fee.
 
Access Programs provide Responding to Abuse and Neglect: Education and Care Training Programs for a fee please see their website for further information and contact details: http://www.accesssa.com.au/en-au/home.aspx.

You have legal responsibilities as a mandated notifier. We strongly advise you as a student teacher engaged in a practicum or working in some other capacity with children/young people to seek support and/or advice from your university or school staff if you are unsure of your responsibilities in this regard or to consult with a social worker by calling the Child Abuse Report Line on 13 14 78. However, your legal obligation to report, which you can do anonymously, overrides all other considerations. It is your responsibility to respond to this advice.

First Aid
Students must complete a Basic Emergency First Aid - ECD course prior to registration as a teacher. Students can register for this course at http://www.chess.sa.edu.au  

PLEASE NOTE: Early Childhood students MUST have a First Aid Certificate before commencing their first practicum placement - this is a REQUIREMENT not an option for the MBCE and MBCG programs

more information: SA Gov First Aid Training for Education Staff
 

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