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Child Abuse and Neglect in CanadaA Guide for Mandatory Reporters$
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Lea Tufford

Print publication date: 2019

Print ISBN-13: 9780190083472

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2019

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780190083472.001.0001

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Reporting to Child Protection Services

Reporting to Child Protection Services

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(p.175) 10 Reporting to Child Protection Services
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Child Abuse and Neglect in Canada
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Lea Tufford

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190083472.003.0010

This chapter discusses the steps mandatory reporters take when contacting Child Protection Services. Included in this chapter is information regarding to whom the report is made, the types of information that Child Protection Services may require, timelines for reporting, how to handle emergency situations, and organizational policies for reporting. The chapter also includes attention to reporting anonymously and challenges for mandatory reporters who attempt to function as child protection investigators. Objectives include understanding the role and function of Child Protection Services, exploring what information is required by Child Protection Services when making a report regarding a suspicion of child abuse and neglect, appreciating the rationale behind an anonymous report to Child Protection Services, identifying the benefits and challenges of reporting in the workplace, and summarizing how to protect client confidentiality when reporting.

Keywords:   information, organization involvement, reporting anonymously, client confidentiality, emergency situations

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