Children from all walks of life are susceptible to abuse; the epidemic crosses all social, ethnic, religious and professional lines.
What must be reported?
All suspected cases of non-accidental injury, neglect, sexual and emotional abuse.
Who must report?
Health care providers, teachers, law enforcement, clergy, mental health providers, etc are all mandated reporters of suspected sexual abuse.
Who should the suspected abuse be reported to?
The Department of Human Resources
What can be done to prevent abuse?
Be an advocate for a child who cannot speak for themselves and report the suspected abuse.