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New Legislation Regarding Mandated Reporters of Suspected Child Abuse

by Lamb Barnosky LLP - Melville Office

August 27, 2014

Previously published on August 18, 2014

The Governor recently signed legislation expanding the list of persons mandated to report cases of suspected child abuse and requiring the Commissioner of Education to issue regulations regarding required coursework for reporting child abuse and maltreatment for individuals holding temporary coaching licenses or professional coaching certificates. The following is a summary of the obligation to report suspected child abuse and the changes effected by the new legislation.


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