When can you make a ChildLine report?
Also to know is, how do I get a ChildLine report?
The toll-free hotline, 1-800-932-0313, is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to receive reports of suspected child abuse. Mandated reporters can report electronically.
Furthermore, how do you do a mandated report? Currently, only mandated reporters may make a report electronically. Everyone is encouraged to make a report if they have reasonable cause to suspect that a child is victim of abuse. Those people who are not mandated reporters can make a report by calling ChildLine at 800-932-0313.
Similarly, you may ask, how long does a mandated reporter have to make a report?
State law will dictate how soon you are required to make the report. Some state laws specify that a report must be made immediately after you have reason to believe; some state laws specify within 24 or 48 hours. Sometimes you may be asked to also submit a written report after calling in.
What happens after a mandatory reporter makes a report?
The law offers the following protections to a person who makes a report in good faith: making the report will not breach professional etiquette or ethics or amount to professional misconduct. the reporter will not be liable for defamation. the reporter is protected from civil and criminal liability.