Via recorded webinar
Note: Course can be purchased now on pre-order sale price and video will be sent to you on January 4, 2022 after the live event.
Many professionals throughout the United States are mandated reporters of suspected child maltreatment. However, the legal requirement to report are often confusing to navigate in relation to our other professional and ethical responsibilities. This workshop provides profession-based context to the role of mandated reporter. Mandated reporters will learn a framework to guide the decision to make this “tough call” using research findings and practical advice based on real case examples.
Original recording date: January 3, 2022
Upon the completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Discuss considerations for determining when making a report to child protective services is required by law.
- Identify at least 3 ethical/ moral and legal conundrums faced when making the decision to report.
- Apply a framework to guide the process for deciding whether to make a report.
Sources and Resources (click to expand)
Krase, K.S. & Delong Hamilton, T. (2020). Child welfare: Preparing social workers for practice in the field. New York: Routledge.
Pollack, D. & Krase, K. (2020, October 27). Reckless endangerment of a child: How does that differ from child abuse and neglect? Connecticut Law Tribune.
Pollack, D., & Krase, K. (2020, September). Reports of child abuse seem to be falling: How can we know what's really happening? The New Social Worker. https://www.socialworker.com/feature-articles/practice/reports-child-abuse-falling-how-can-we-know-whats-really-happening/?fbclid=IwAR3lQZJ2WkkfFO3b_xJebHThcBLhrYP_0vrGtpy0-Nh-0CYAWdGSOEBKBsw
Krase, K. & Pollack, D. (2020, July 10). A call for new legal standards of educational neglect, especially regarding special needs. New York Law Journal
Pollack, D & Krase, K. (2020, May 13). Rethinking educational neglect. New York Law Journal.
Krase, K.S. (2019). Child Maltreatment Reporting by Educational Personnel: Implications for Racial Disproportionality in the Child Welfare System, Reprinted in Bent-Goodley,T.B, Williams, J.H., Teasley, M.L., and Gorin, G. (Eds.) Grand Challenges for Society: Evidence-Based Social Work Practice. Washington, D.C.: CSWE Press
Delong Hamilton, T.D., Krase, K.S. & Bundy-Fazioli, K. (2016). Exploring child welfare workers’ experiences with neglect cases: A qualitative study. Journal of Public Child Welfare, 10(1), 21-28.
Krase, K.S. & Delong Hamilton, T.D. (2015). Preparing Social Workers as Mandated Reporters of Suspected Child Maltreatment. Social Work Education. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02615479.2015.1094047.
Krase, K.S. and DeLong Hamilton, T.D. (2015). Comparing reports to child protective services from States with and without universal mandated reporting. Children and Youth Services Review. http://doi:10.1016/j.childyouth.2015.01.015
3 CE recorded webinar contact hour(s)
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