Will I learn the outcome?
You will receive follow-up correspondence if you are a mandated reporter. Mandated reporters are professionals who are required by law to report suspected maltreatment. The letter will provide basic information about the intervention only, as state law provides for family confidentiality.

The social worker will not write you if you are a non-mandated reporter as state law prohibits this breach of family confidentiality. A mandated reporter is a:
  • Acupuncturist
  • Alcohol or other drug counselor
  • Audiologist
  • Child care worker
  • Chiropractor
  • Clergy
  • Coroner
  • Court-appointed special advocate
  • Day care provider
  • Dentist
  • Dietitian
  • Emergency medical technician
  • First responder
  • Marriage and family therapist
  • Mediator
  • Medical examiner
  • Medical or mental health professional
  • Nurse
  • Occupational therapist
  • Optometrist
  • Physical therapist and their assistants
  • Physician
  • Police or law enforcement officer
  • Professional counselor
  • Public assistance worker (which includes a financial and employment planner)
  • School administrator
  • School counselor
  • School teacher
  • Social worker
  • Speech-language pathologist
If you have any questions, please contact Human Services.

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1. What is child abuse and neglect?
2. What should I do if I believe that a child is abused or neglected?
3. How do I report concerns?
4. What if I'm not sure I should report?
5. Will the family know that I reported?
6. What will happen when I report child protection concerns?
7. What information is needed when I file a report?
8. What will happen when the social worker sees the child and family?
9. Will the child be removed from their family?
10. Will I learn the outcome?