Mandatory Child Abuse Reporter

protecting Iowa's children

Learn how to recognize and report signs of abuse/neglect. Explore practical, everyday strategies for supporting children who may have experienced abuse or neglect. Identify strategies you can use to reduce your own stress as a teacher or caregiver.

This is an online, self-paced class. And it is free!

  • Participate online at any time, 24/7
  • Receive a certificate for 2-hrs of training.
  • This training meets Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS) requirements for Mandatory Child Abuse Reporter Training (MCART) training.

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To participate in the online training...

  1. Go to the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Moodle™ login page.   
  2. Create a Moodle™ account. You will also need your DHS Registry ID. HINT -- it looks like this:
  3. Read the detailed login instructions.

Need help?

  • I-Learn ECE Help Desk: (515) 294-8754 (Monday - Friday, 8am - 3pm) or email
  • Technical (Moodle™ and computer) questions: (515) 294-1725, (Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm) 

Classes are also available in local community face-to-face workshops. To locate a workshop near you, go to the Iowa Child Care Training Registry.

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