Who is a mandated reporter in PA?
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Hereof, who is considered a mandated reporter?
All doctors, nurses, midwives, police, teachers and boarding supervisors who form a belief that child sexual abuse has occurred or is occurring, during the course of paid or unpaid work are mandatory reporters.
Subsequently, question is, who is a mandated reporter in Virginia? Mandatory reporters include* social workers, probation officers, teachers, doctors, police officers, and mental health professionals.
People also ask, are pastors mandated reporters in PA?
The Pennsylvania law regarding mandated reporting enumerates clergy as mandated reporters, however, it does uphold clergy-penitent confidentiality privileges in pastoral communications (i.e. in counseling sessions and the confessional booth).
How long does a mandated reporter have to report in PA?
The recent amendments to CPSL allows mandated reporters to make a written report online. If you make an oral report to ChildLine you must follow-up with a written report, which may be submitted electronically, within 48 hours.