This course provides staff with an overview of law regarding the mandated reporting of child abuse, including who must report and reporting requirements. We also provide indicators and definitions of various forms of child abuse, the impact of abuse on children and child protection. The content in this course was designed with care and sensitivity; however, some may find certain topics personally upsetting, especially for survivors of sexual abuse or assault. If you feel the need to talk with someone, please contact your Human Resources Administrator or a related resource in your community.
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Mandated Reporter: Child Abuse and Neglect (CA)
Eve Pearl is the Executive Director of the Council on Child Abuse of Southern Ohio, Inc. In this role since 1980, Eve oversees resource development, planning, implementation, and management of all aspects of the agency. She graduated from Ohio State University with a Bachelors degree in Education and received her Master of Education degree from the University of Cincinnati. Eve is a Certified Trainer by the State of Ohio in Child Abuse Prevention In-service Training for preschool teachers and daycare providers. She also provides training and consulting services for numerous parent, professional, and community groups on child abuse prevention and related issues. Eve currently serves on the Steering Committee of the Hamilton County Violence Prevention Project, and she is an adjunct professor at the University of Cincinnati.