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Child Abuse: Mandated Reporter Training for California (General)


To help professionals understand their duties as mandated reporters according to California law, TargetSolutions developed the all-new course: Child Abuse: Mandated Reporter Training for California (General).

While educators are the first to come to mind when you think about being a mandated reporter, many other professions are mandated to report as well. Most states, such as California, enforce laws that require certain professionals to report suspected cases of child abuse or neglect such as EMS providers, firefighters, law enforcement and less obvious professions such as dentists, funeral home directors, legal professionals, clergy etc.

To help professionals understand their duties as mandated reporters according to California law, TargetSolutions developed the all-new course: Child Abuse: Mandated Reporter Training for California (General).

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New Courses Added to TargetSolutions’ Course Library for Professional Development Training

AEC Continuing Education Courses
TargetSolutions’ Business Skills, Office Productivity and Project Management catalogs were recently revamped with new, engaging courses designed to help employees improve their skill set and grow in their profession. Here is a list of new additions to each catalog, now available in the TargetSolutions platform:

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Contribute to Organizations’ Training and Development as a TargetSolutions Subject Matter Expert


Become a TargetSolutions Subject Matter Expert to contribute to TargetSolutions’ comprehensive online training course library with your knowledge and real-world experience.

Are you passionate about training? Share your professional knowledge and experience as a TargetSolutions Subject Matter Expert (SME) to help agencies across the country improve their training. As an SME, your expertise is crucial in developing practical training courses with real-world applications of hot-topic lessons.

Contribute to essential course topics that impact hundreds of thousands of agencies and help make sure individuals can successfully uphold standards, follow procedures and prioritize safety. Some of the previous courses written by subject matter experts include:

Learn more about TargetSolutions’ comprehensive online training catalog, how to become an SME, and the contributions you can make to the world of training and development:

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TargetSolutions to Release More Than 1,500 New Premium Training Courses for Local Governments

Municipal Employees Can Now Access Valuable Courses Covering Facility Maintenance & Management, Power & Utilities, AEC, and Cyber Security Awareness

SAN DIEGO – TargetSolutions, a Vector Solutions brand offering the leading operations and training management software for public entities, is excited to announce the launch of more than 1,500 new premium training courses for local governments. The new courses are scheduled for release around the 2018 IPMA-HR International Training Conference, which is scheduled Sept. 23-25 in Phoenix.

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TargetSolutions’ online course library already featured more than 1,000 courses for cities, counties and municipalities, including 250 hours of Fire & EMS continuing education units (CEUs), 240 hours of Law Enforcement training, 60 hours of Water & Wastewater recertification training, and 50 hours of OSHA safety training. Now, TargetSolutions is introducing valuable CEUs for Facility Maintenance & Management, Municipal Power & Utilities, Municipal Architecture, and Engineering & Construction.

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Five Tips to Be a Successful HR Professional

Five Tips to be a Successful HR Professional

As an HR professional, you are constantly dealing with a variety of tasks, such as hiring new employees, implementing new processes and improving the work culture. You need a balance between managing data and incorporating the human element.

As technology advances, and more accessible software and applications become, it’s important to understand and use the right tools and systems to make your job easier. Here are five tips to help you make the very most of your career in human resources.

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City of Reno Utilizes TargetSolutions to Track License and Credential Renewals

The City of Reno has utilized TargetSolutions since 2014 to streamline training management and oversee employee compliance.

Home to more than 235,000 residents, the City of Reno, Nev., has relied on TargetSolutions’ online training management system since 2014. TargetSolutions’ powerful record tracking tools and convenient LMS allows the City of Reno to ensure compliance across its city departments and streamline employees’ training.

Lynn Adgett, Program Administrator for the City of Reno, has been with the city since it implemented TargetSolutions and praises the platform’s flexibility to deliver, document and report training for all employees.

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TargetSolutions Updates Sexual Harassment Training to Comply with California’s Senate Bill 396

Sexual harassment not only causes a hostile work environment, but the United States Department of Labor estimates it costs organizations around $1 billion in damages each year.

In 2017, the state of California passed a new Senate Bill (SB 396), which requires organizations with 50 or more employees to provide training on harassment based on gender identity, gender expression, and sexual orientation. This new law is an addition to AB 1825 that requires mandatory sexual harassment training for supervisors who work for companies with at least 50 employees.

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