Reporting suspected abuse is a legal and ethical obligation for teachers. In this module, you will review your responsibilities as mandated reporters and learn how to handle student disclosures of abuse.
In this module, you will:
Identify teachers’ responsibilities as mandated reporters of child abuse and neglect.
Identify common obstacles to reporting and how to address them.
Describe the difference between direct and indirect disclosures of abuse.
Describe how to communicate with children during disclosures of abuse or neglect.