Child Abuse Reporting: Addressing Ethical Dilemmas for Lawyers, CLE Webinar, Knowledge Group Child Abuse Reporting

January 28, 2020

On January 28, 2020, Deborah Ausburn will present at the Knowledge Group Child Abuse Reporting's CLE Webinar titled, "Child Abuse Reporting: Addressing Ethical Dilemmas for Lawyers". Mandatory reporting laws in the U.S. require human service professionals, lawyers, and other practitioners to report known or suspected cases of child abuse and neglect. However, mandated reporters are often confronted with myriad of legal and ethical dilemmas. It is essential that practitioners have an in-depth understanding of the governing legal and ethical guidelines for the mandated reporting of child abuse cases to avoid red flags.

Ms. Ausburn will discuss abuse and neglect, mandated reporters and the Sandusky case. The panel of key thought leaders and practitioners provide a comprehensive discussion of child abuse reporting in the U.S. Speakers will dig deeper as they analyze ethical dilemmas in addressing child maltreatment. They will also offer significant practices to prevent risks in this complex legal climate.

This LIVE Webcast will discuss the following:

  • The U.S Child Welfare System
  • Child Abuse and Prevention Treatment Act – Overview
  • Guidelines for Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse Cases
  • Responsibilities of Mandated Reporters
  • Legal and Ethical Considerations
  • Risk Mitigation Tools and Techniques
  • Best Practices

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