Mandated Reporter of Child Abuse and Neglect Pamphlet


This pamphlet is for state-wide dissemination to professionals who work with children, to inform of their obligations as mandated reporters of child abuse and neglect. The Michigan Child Protection Law requires that certain persons report any case of suspected child abuse or child neglect to the Michigan Department of Human Services (DHS).


K-12 school administrators, counselors, and teachers; Nurses; Physicians; Social workers; Clergy.


Michigan State University Chance at Childhood Program, with assistance from the Michigan Department of Human Services and the MSU College of Human Medicine, Department of Pediatrics. This project was supported by Grant No. 2007-SK-BX-0001 awarded by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Office of Justice Programs, US Department of Justice.

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