Mandated Reporting

Who is a Mandated Reporter? (Per ORC 2151.421)
  • Attorney
  • Physician
  • Dentist
  • Podiatrist
  • RN, LPN
  • Psychologist
  • Religious practitioner
  • Audiologist
  • Coroner
  • Child care center employee
  • School teacher/employee
  • Social worker
  • Humane Society employee
  • Guardian Ad Litem

*This is not a complete list*

What is required of a Mandated Reporter?
Anyone who knows, or has reasonable cause to suspect based on facts that would cause a reasonable person in similar circumstances to suspect, that a child under eighteen years of age, or a person under twenty-one years of age with a developmental disability or physical impairment, has suffered or faces a threat of suffering any physical or mental wound, injury, disability, or other condition of a nature that reasonably indicates abuse or neglect of the child may report or cause reports to be made of that knowledge or reasonable cause to suspect to the entity or persons specified in this division (Cuyahoga County Division of Children and Family Services)

Mandated Reporter Training
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