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Copy of Lesson 1b – 2

Mandated Reporters are Required by Law to Report Reporting suspected child abuse and neglect is not a choice, it is your legal obligation. • Penalty for failure to report (click to learn more)• Immunity from liability (click to learn more)• Reporters are afforded...

Lesson 1b – 1

Mandated Reporters are Required by Law to Report Reporting suspected child abuse and neglect is not a choice, it is your legal obligation. • Penalty for failure to report (click to learn more)• Immunity from liability (click to learn more)• Reporters are afforded...

What if I am not sure if my information is accurate?

Do I need to be sure? You only need cause to reasonably suspect that a child is abused or neglected to make the initial report. Once the initial report is received, the central intake unit will determine if the report meets the criteria for an assessment and refer to...

What are my legal obligations as a mandated reporter?

Reason 1: It Is The Law Reporting suspected child abuse and neglect is not a choice, it is your legal obligation. This means that, if you have knowledge or reasonable cause to suspect child abuse and neglect, and this knowledge came from information received in your...