CHILD ABUSE REPORTING

 

School employees who have reasonable cause to suspect a child is a victim of abuse or neglect, or who observe conditions which reasonably would result in abuse or neglect, shall report such incidents to the proper authorities.

 

The employee shall make an oral report to the local law enforcement agency by telephone, followed by a written report.  The report will include all information required by law.

 

Legal Reference:           Neb. Statute 28-711   

 

Cross Reference:          403.03 Abuse of Students by School District Employees

                                    502.09 Interviews of Students by Outside Agencies

                                    507      Student Health and Well Being

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Policy                                                                           COLUMBUS PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Adopted:   _3/13/06___                                               Columbus, Nebraska

                                                                                    Reviewed:  11/9/09