Reporting Child Abuse - References

Laws, Reports, and Training Material

  • Every Child Matters Education Fund (2010). We can do better: Child abuse and neglect deaths in America. Washington D.C.
  • Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital, Penn State College of Medicine Department of Humanities, Penn State Dickinson School of Law, Center on Children and the Law. Look out for child abuse. CY-47 Online.
  • Penn State University, Policy AD72 - Reporting suspected child abuse.
  • Penn State University, Policy AD39 - Minors involved in University-sponsored programs or programs held at the university and/or housed in University facilities.
  • Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR) (2011). Mandated reporter training: Knowing your role in the protection of our children.
  • Pennsylvania Statutes: 23 Pa. C.S. § 6311-6319, Provisions and responsibilities for reporting child abuse.
  • Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare. Harrisburg, PA.
  • Network of Victim Assistance (NOVA), Mandated reporter minimal facts interview guidelines.
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Children’s Bureau (2010). Child maltreatment 2010. Washington, DC.

Media Sources Used for Quotes

  • Oprah, The Grooming Process, Oprah Show, 2/8/2010