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Mandated Reporter Training



Legal Definition of mandated reporter

an individual who holds a professional position (as of social worker, physician, teacher, or counselor) that requires him or her to report to the appropriate state agency cases of child abuse that he or she has reasonable cause to suspect

Mandated Reporter:

A mandated reporter is a person who is required by law to report suspicions of child abuse or neglect to the proper designated authorities . All 50 states require that professionals who work with children report reasonable suspicions of child abuse, and some states require anyone with suspicions to report.

Most states dictate that teachers, medical professionals, peace officers, firemen, psychologists, counselors, clergy, film processors, and probation officers are mandated reporters. Other professions may be listed as mandated reporters on a state by state basis.

Mandated Reporter Suspected Child Abuse Report Form

SCAR Suspected Child Abuse Report

Concerned Community Member:

Anyone can call the local Child Abuse Hotline and make a report.
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If you are worried about a child or suspect child abuse or neglect,
please call: 1-800-606-6618