Child Abuse and Neglect. Prepared By: Sonia Rosas & Kimberly Martinez Crystal City Service Area EIPC’s Presenter: Velma McNeil. Objectives:. Know P/P for child abuse & neglect reporting Identify indicators of possible abuse Understand the laws for reporting suspected abuse or neglect.
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Child Abuse and Neglect
Crystal City Service Area EIPC’s
Presenter: Velma McNeil
ALL STAFF WILL REPORT INCIDENTS OF CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT TO CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES…
TEXAS MIGRANT COUNCIL, INC. MIGRANT SEASONAL HEAD START PROGRAM
CHILD ABUSE/NEGLECT REPORT
The following information must be reported to Child Protective Services immediately upon suspecting child abuse and/or neglect:
Center_________________________ Center Manager______________________________
Address_____________________________________ Telephone _____________________
Child’s Name _______________________________ DOB ____________ Sex: □ M
Parent Address if different from Child’s__________________________________________
Telephone where parent can be reached_________________________________________
Did the child report the abuse?□ Yes □ No
Type of abuse suspected:______________________________________________________
Physical Indicators Observed:__________________________________________________
Behavioral Indicators observed:________________________________________________
Other Indicators Observed/Known:______________________________________________
Person(s) Reporting:__________________________________________________________ Position:________________________
Date of Report ________________ Time of report___________ Was Center Manager Informed?□ Yes □ No
Gen 018 Rev 5/04
(Usually present with another form of abuse)
Are we mandated to report suspected child abuse or neglect ?
What are the laws that govern ?
How do I make a report and what information do I need to know ?
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Your report is confidential and is not subject to public release under the Open Records Act.
You must make a report to Child Protective Services within 48 Hours (2 Days) of the suspected abuse or neglect.
If you have reason to suspect child abuse, but are not positive, make the report…