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Child Abuse and/or Neglect & DCFS Mandated Reporting

Feb 20, 2012 School employees are ‘mandated reporters’ when abuse or neglect of a child is suspected or known. The list of mandated reporters required to report child abuse and neglect includes: “school personnel (including administrators and both certified and non-certified school employees)”. [325 ILCS 5/4] There is an online training from DCFS for mandated reporters. This training includes: 1. A pre-training assessment (13 multiple-choice questions) 2. READ MORE

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