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Mandated Suspected Child Abuse Reporting

What is a mandated reporter?Stop Abuse

Mandated reporters are individuals who are mandated by law to report known or suspected child maltreatment. They are primarily people who have contact with children through their employment. Mandated reporters are required by the state of California to report any known or suspected instances of child abuse or neglect to the county child welfare department or to a local law enforcement agency (local police/sheriff’s department).


Mandated Reporter's Guide (pdf)

What constitutes Child Abuse / Victim Assistance

Reporting Codes:

Penal Code Provisions

Required Training:

Additional Training / Resources:

Issue's and Answers for Mandated Reporters


Print, Read, Sign, Return to HR:

Mandated Reporting Acknowledgement