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Do you need to take the School Violence Prevention and Intervention Workshop, Child Abuse Identification and Reporting Workshop, or Needs of Students with Autism Workshop?

Why choose us?

  • It's Affordable

    Enter the Group Code BCC when you register, and take the Violence Workshop™ for $47.50, the Child Abuse Workshop for $37.50, or take both for $70.00.

  • It’s Simple and Quick

    Register online and begin immediately. When you finish the course, get your certificate immediately. Contact us by phone or email seven days a week if you have any questions.

  • Automatic Submission to TEACH

    FAST, FREE, DAILY submission of completion records to the NYSED to update TEACH accounts for School Employees.

  • It's Approved

    We are approved by the State of New York as an authorized provider.

  • It's Simple and Convenient

    There is no time limit. Complete the course at your own pace. Stop and resume as often as you wish.

  • It's Secure

    Our secure payment system accepts debit cards, credit cards, PayPal, or Western Union.

  • It's Permanent

    Once you take the course, you receive lifetime access to reprint your certificate or review the course.

What our customers say

  • I found the information was presented in a useful and easy to understand format.

    - Jennifer -

  • I found these courses after researching online. I really appreciate being able to take them online instead of in person at a workshop or through a college.

    - Alanna -

  • Very informative and a real eye opener. Thank you.

    - Felicia -

  • Very thorough course. Thank you

    - Jennifer -

  • I am becoming a school varsity coach and I think there is so much value in the knowledge and information obtained from taking this class.

    - Lothar -

  • I really learned a great deal of information about child abuse by taking this course. I would definitely recommend it to other individuals. The questions were fair and relevant to the information

    - Gina -

  • I think this course was an excellent course, and very convenient for a working person wanting to better themselves or try a different career.

    - Linda -

  • This course was really great. It made it easier for me to take because it was online. I am a mother of 2 children and easy access for courses is great.

    - Alece -

  • A lot of very interesting and helpful information.

    - Robbie -

  • Keep up the good work. I truly enjoyed your course and I did learn a lot as a teacher. Thank you.

    - Wilson -

  • Thank you for your assistance in my completion of some of my NYS certification requirements. Your customer service staff were very helpful as well.

    - Nathaniel -

  • I learned a lot from taking this course. There is so much I didn't know.

    - David -

  • I really enjoyed the option of taking this seminar from my home. I was able to concentrate and go at my own pace. The information was very beneficial and the questions asked summed up every chapter thoroughly. Thank you.

    - Laura -

  • Taking this class provided valuable knowledge of what to do, who to call, and how to file a report regarding a situation when a child is being abused or neglected.

    - Matthew -

  • I am taking these courses for Teach for America, and I found them very helpful.

    - Hannah -

  • Informative and eye-opening.

    - Brooke -

  • Very informative and well done. I have learned a lot.

    - Colleen -

  • Thank you for making the this course so accessible.

    - Eloisa -

  • I have learned a lot in this course and look forward to attending future courses offered.

    - Sharon -

  • Nice to be able to do this from home on the computer.

    - Janet -

  • Excellent Workshop. It provides good, solid information on the issue of Violence and outlines prevention and intervention strategies that schools and their employees-Teachers administrators and students can benefit when put into practice.

    - Suellen -

Am I taking the right course?

The Schools Against Violence in Education workshop is known by many names: School Violence Prevention and Intervention Workshop, S.A.V.E. Workshop, Violence Prevention Workshop, SAVE Workshop, Safe Schools Against Violence in Education, and many others. The Identification and Reporting of Child Abuse Workshop is also known as: Abuse Prevention Workshop, Child Abuse Prevention Workshop, Mandated Reporter Workshop, and many others. These are merely different names for the same exact courses.


Who needs to take the Violence Workshop?

Anyone applying for a teaching certificate is required to take this training.


Who needs to take the Child Abuse Workshop?

Professions requiring the Child Abuse Workshop include:

Alcoholism counselor

All persons credentialed by the office of alcoholism and substance abuse services

Any other child care or foster care worker

Any other law enforcement official


Christian Science practitioner


Daycare center worker


Dental hygienist

Director of a children's overnight camp, summer day camp or traveling summer day camp

District attorney or assistant district attorney

Emergency medical technician

Employee or volunteer in a residential care facility for children

Hospital personnel engaged in the admission, examination, care, or treatment of persons


Investigator employed in the office of the district attorney

Licensed creative arts therapist

Licensed marriage and family therapist

Licensed mental health counselor

Medical examiner

Mental health professional



Peace officer



Police officer

Provider of family or group family daycare


Registered nurse

Registered physician assistant


School-age child care worker

School official including (but is not limited to):

School administrator or other school personnel required to hold a teaching or administrative license or certificate

School guidance counselor

School nurse

School psychologist

School social worker

School teacher

Social services worker

Social worker

Substance abuse counselor


FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

Payment, Registration, and Course FAQs

What organization is presenting these courses?

The courses are offered by Genius Genius of New York, an authorized provider of the Violence Workshop and Child Abuse Workshop, and AutismAutism, a subsidary of Genius Genius and an authorized provider of the Autism Workshop, in cooperation with Bronx Community College.

Does your course meet the New York State requirements?

Yes. We are an approved provider authorized by the New York State Department of Education. Our courses meet the requirements for the School Violence Prevention and Intervention Workshop, the Identification and Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect Workshop, or Needs of Students with Autism Training.

How can I pay for the course?

You can pay for the course using your Visa, Mastercard, American Express, or Discover credit card. If your debit card has a Visa or Mastercard logo on it, you may also use it. We also accept PayPal, and for those outside the country or without a credit or debit card, we also accept payment through Western Union, or you can contact us for other arrangements, such as payment by mail.

Will my personal information be safe?

Yes. Our site adheres to the strictest security measures. Your personal information will not be shared with any third party.

I am not in the U.S. May I still take the course?

Of course. We accept credit cards from all countries for payment, and we can send your certificate of completion via email anywhere in the world. If you do not have a credit card, Western Union has offices all over the world where you can send your payment to us.

What is the clock at the top of the course page for?

There is a timer that records time spent per chapter and a second timer that records total time for the course. The State of New York requires that you must spend at least two hours on the course. The clock is a timer that ensures you spend at least the minimum required.

Do I have to complete the course all at once or within a certain period of time?

No. Start and stop as many times as you wish. The timer keeps track of both total time and time spent on each chapter. Take as long as you want to complete the course.

Is there a test at the end of the course?

Yes. There is a small multiple-choice review/quiz. On the Child Abuse Workshop and Violence Workshop, it is not graded. For the Needs of Students With Autism Course, you must make 60%, but you may take the quiz multiple times if you do not pass the first time.

How do I get my course completion on my TEACH account?

We automatically submit your completion to TEACH. It should appear on your account within a week of completion.
If your account is not updated, click here for more information.

How do I get my certificate?

Usually you print your own certificate as soon as you complete the course, or have it emailed to you. You may also have the certficate sent via postal mail, in which case it will arrive in 7 to 10 business days.

After I print my certificate, when do I get my "real" certificate?

The certificate that you print yourself is the "real" certificate. If you request a mailed certificate, it will be identical to the certificate you print yourself. We simply print out the exact same document you do and then mail it to you. The state will accept your self-printed certificate. We offer mailed certificates only for those customers that do not have a printer.

I don't have Adobe Acrobat on my computer - Can you help me install it so I can print my own certificate?

We suggest you use the email option if your do not have Acrobat. We are unable to help you with installing Adobe Acrobat. Should you wish to install it yourself, it is available at If you do this, please read the instructions carefully - there are other optional software packages that are installed by default, but you can choose to not download them.

What do I do with my certificate once I print it?

The first page includes detailed instructions.

Do I have to send anything back to you?

No. Please do not send anything back to us.

I have lost my certificate. What can I do?

Simply log into the course again using the same email address and password you registered with. You may print an additional copy or have it emailed to you. You may also request another mailed copy once you log in. If you have forgotten your password, use the link on the login screen to have your password mailed to you. Remember that "PassWord" is not same as "password" - you must enter your password with the same upper and lower case letters as you did when you created it.

Is this the correct workshop? The name is different from what I was given.

The workshop is known by many names: S.A.V.E. Workshop, SAVE Workshop, Safe Schools Against Violence in Education, Violence Prevention Workshop, and many others. The Identification and Reporting of Child Abuse Workshop is also known as: Abuse Prevention Workshop, Child Abuse Prevention Workshop, Mandated Reporter Workshop, and many others. These are different names for the same exact courses.

Common Support Questions

What computers and browsers are compatible with the course?

We support all versions of Microsoft Internet Explorer version 8.0 and above. We also support Chrome, FireFox, Opera, and Safari. You may use an iPad or Android tablet.

I am trying to sign up, but I get a message that my email is already in use.

You have already registered on our site.. Use the "Click Here to Log In" button instead. If you cannot remember your password, click on the link on the login screen to have it emailed to you.

I have forgotten my password, or my password is not working.

Make sure you are entering your password exactly as you entered it, including upper and lower case letters. Click on the "Forgot your password? Click here" link to have your password emailed to you. If you do not receive an email within 10 minutes, check your junk mail folder. If you have spam blocking turned on, disable it, and request your password again.

Contact Us

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Genius Genius of New York
565 Plandome Road
Suite #181
Long Island, NY 11030