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NY: Child Abuse and Maltreatment/Neglect for Mandated Reporters

Module 9

Resources and References

Resources

New York State Office of Children and Family Services

52 Washington Street
Rensselaer, New York 12144-2834
To report abuse or neglect
      800 342 3720
      TDD/TTY: 800 638 5163
Justice Center
      855 373 2122

Prevent Child Abuse New York

4 Global View
Troy, NY 12180
Phone: 518 880 3592
Fax: 518 880 3566
Parent Helpline: 1-800-CHILDREN (800 244 5373) (9am–10pm daily)
http://www.preventchildabuseny.org
Provides information and resources for kids, parents, and concerned citizens.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention
https://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/childabuseandneglect/index.html

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

Administration for Children and Families, Children’s Bureau
Child Welfare Information Gateway
Topics: Child Abuse and Neglect, Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect, Responding to Child Abuse and Neglect
http://www.childwelfare.gov

References

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (2017). Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention. Retrieved March 25, 2018 from https://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/childabuseandneglect/index.html.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (2014). Understanding Child Maltreatment: Fact Sheet. Retrieved March 31, 2018 from http://www.cdc.gov/ViolencePrevention/pdf/CM-FactSheet-a.pdf.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (2014a). Child Maltreatment: Facts at a Glance. Retrieved March 31, 2018 from http://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/pdf/childmaltreatment-facts-at-a-glance.pdf.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (2014b). Cost of Child Abuse and Neglect Rival Other Major Public Health Problems. Retrieved March 31, 2018 from https://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/childmaltreatment/EconomicCost.html.

Coleman DL, Dodge KA, Campbell SK. (2010). Where and how to draw the line between reasonable corporal punishment and abuse. Law and Contemporary Problems 73:107–65. Retrieved April 1, 2018 from http://scholarship.law.duke.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1568&context=lcp, or from: http://scholarship.law.duke.edu/lcp/vol73/iss2/6/.

Child Welfare Information Gateway (CWIG). (2015). U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (US DHHS), Administration for Children and Families, Children’s Bureau.

Child Welfare Information Gateway CWIG). Mandatory Reporters of Child Abuse and Neglect: State Statutes Current through August 2015. Retrieved March 25, 2018 from https://www.childwelfare.gov/pubPDFs/manda.pdf.

Child Welfare Information Gateway (CWIG). (2013). U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (US DHHS), Administration for Children and Families, Children’s Bureau. Long-Term Consequences of Child Abuse and Neglect. Fact sheet. Retrieved March 31, 2018 from: https://www.childwelfare.gov/pubPDFs/long_term_consequences.pdf.

Child Welfare Information Gateway (CWIG). (2013a). U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (US DHHS), Administration for Children and Families, Children’s Bureau. What Is Child Abuse and Neglect? Recognizing the Signs and Symptoms. Retrieved March 20, 2018 from https://www.childwelfare.gov/pubPDFs/whatiscan.pdf.

Child Welfare Information Gateway (CWIG). (n.d.). U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (US DHHS), Administration for Children and Families, Children’s Bureau. Child Welfare Information Gateway. Definitions of Child Abuse and Neglect in Federal Law. Retrieved March 25, 2018 from: https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/can/defining/federal/.

Gundersen Center for Effective Discipline. (2018). Retrieved March 28, 2018 from http://www.gundersenhealth.org/ncptc/center-for-effective-discipline/.

Guttman A. (2015). Why staff fail to report suspected child abuse: Strategies to ensure consistent reporting. Early childhood investigations. Retrieved March 30, 2018 from https://www.earlychildhoodwebinars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Slides-Why-Staff-Fail-to-Report-Suspected-Child-Abuse_Alan-Guttman_4-15-2015-1.pdf.

Hudson M. (2017). Four educators plead no contest for failure to report suspected child abuse. ABC57 News (WBND, South Bend, IN) Nov 16, 2017. Retrieved March 29, 2018 from http://www.abc57.com/news/four-teachers-accused-of-failing-to-report-suspected-child-abuse-plead-guilty.

Krase K. (2018). Social workers as mandated reporters: What If I don't report? Part VIII. The New Social Worker. Retrieved March 28, 2018 from http://www.socialworker.com/feature-articles/practice/social-workers-as-mandated-reporters-what-if-i-dont-report/.

Lusk VL, Zibulsky J, Viezel K. (2015). Child maltreatment identification and reporting behavior of school psychologists. Psychology in the Schools 52(1). Retrieved March 26, 2018 from https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1002/pits.21810.

Monroe County [New York] Department of Health and Human Services (NY DHHS). (2003). Child Abuse Reporting / Do Right By Kids. Retrieved April 1, 2018 from http://www.dorightbykids.org/. [Although this site’s given copyright date is old, most of the material is up to date and the discussions around definitions/terminology and ambiguous or nuanced situations can be illuminating.]

National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL). (2016). Child Welfare Enacted Legislation Database, 2012–2016. Retrieved March 31, 2018 from http://www.ncsl.org/research/human-services/2012-child-welfare-enacted-legislation-database.aspx.

New York City Administration for Children’s Services (NY ACS). (2018). Mandated Reporters. Retrieved April 1, 2018 from https://www1.nyc.gov/site/acs/child-welfare/mandated-reporters.page.

New York State Assembly. (2014). A Guide to New York's Child Protective Services System, 2014 revised edition. Retrieved March 31, 2018 from http://assembly.state.ny.us/comm/Children/20140128/index.pdf.

New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions (NYSED). (2017). Mandated Training Related to Child Abuse. Retrieved March 31, 2018 from http://www.op.nysed.gov/training/camemo.htm.

New York State Office of Children and Family Services (NYSOCFS). (2017a). Child Protective Services Manual. Retrieved March 15, 2018 from https://ocfs.ny.gov/main/cps/cps_manual.asp. [The CPS Manual contains 15 chapters and each is dated according to its most recent update. All were most recently updated December 2017. Each chapter may be downloaded separately from the website.] [See also PowerPoint presentation available here: https://ocfs.ny.gov/main/cps/assets/2018Jan18-NYS-CPS-Manual-Presentation.pdf.]

New York State Office of Children and Family Services (NYSOCFS). (2017b). 2016 Bright Spots Data Package. Retrieved March 31, 2018 from https://ocfs.ny.gov/main/cfsr/data/brightspots/2016-Bright-Spots-Complete.pdf.

New York State Office of Children and Family Services (NYSOCFS). (2016). Summary Guide for Mandated Reporters in New York State. Pub. 1159, rev. Feb 2016. Retrieved March 15, 2018 from https://ocfs.ny.gov/main/publications/Pub1159.pdf.

New York State Office of Children and Family Services (NYSOCFS). (2016a). The Abandoned Infant Protection Act: Guidelines for Health and Safety Professionals. Retrieved April 1, 2018 from: http://ocfs.ny.gov/main/publications/Pub4749.pdf.

New York State Office of Children and Family Services (NYSOCFS). (2016b). Report of Suspected Child Abuse or Maltreatment. For LDSS-2221A (Rev. 09/2016). Retrieved April 1, 2018 from https://ocfs.ny.gov/main/Forms/cps/LDSS-2221A.dot.

New York State Office of Children and Family Services (NYSOCFS). (2015). Scared? Pregnant? Need Help? Retrieved April 1, 2018 from: http://ocfs.ny.gov/main/publications/Pub4745.pdf. Additional related information appears here: http://ocfs.ny.gov/main/publications/Pub4745text.asp.

New York State Office of Children and Family Services (NYSOCFS). (2015a). Annual Report 2015. Retrieved April 1, 2018 from https://ocfs.ny.gov/main/reports/2015%20OCFS%20Annual%20Report.pdf.

New York State Office of Children and Family Services (NYSOCFS). (2014). Annual Report 2014. Retrieved April 1, 2018 from https://ocfs.ny.gov/main/reports/OCFS%20Annual%20Report%202014.pdf.

New York State Office of Children and Family Services (NYSOCFS). (2011). Mandated Reporter Trainer’s Resource Guide: Identifying and Reporting Child Abuse and Maltreatment/Neglect. Buffalo, NY: Research Foundation for SUNY/BSC/CDHS.

New York State Office of Children and Family Services (NYSOCFS). (n.d.) Signs of Child Abuse or Maltreatment. Retrieved April 1, 2018 from https://ocfs.ny.gov/main/cps/signs.asp.

New York State Office of Children and Family Services (NYSOCFS). (n.d.-a). Definitions of Child Abuse and Maltreatment. Retrieved April 1, 2018 from https://ocfs.ny.gov/main/cps/critical.asp.

New York State Office of Children and Family Services (NYSOCFS). (n.d.-b). Mandated Reporter Training: Identifying and Reporting Child Abuse and Maltreatment/Neglect. Retrieved April 1, 2018 from http://www.ocfs.state.ny.us/ohrd/materials/58451.pdf.

New York State Office of Children and Family Services (NYSOCFS). (n.d.-c). Abandoned Infant Protection Act. Retrieved April 1, 2018 from http://www.ocfs.state.ny.us/main/safe/info.asp.

New York State Office of Children and Family Services (NYSOCFS). (n.d.-d). Mandated Reporter SCR Call Tip Sheet. Retrieved April 1, 2018 from http://www.nysmandatedreporter.org/files/Mandated%20Reporter%20SCR%20Call%20Tip%20Sheet.pdf.

New York State Office of Children and Family Services (NYSOCFS). (n.d.-e). Child Protective Services. Frequently Asked Questions. Retrieved April 1, 2018 from https://ocfs.ny.gov/main/cps/faqs.asp.

New York State Office of Children and Family Services (NYSOCFS). (n.d.-f). Family Court Act X 1012 Definitions (extraction). Retrieved April 2, 2018 from https://www.nysmandatedreporter.org/files/Family%20Court%20Act.pdf.
New York State Senate. (2018). Senate Bill S2158A. Retrieved March 31, 2018 from https://www.nysenate.gov/legislation/bills/2017/s2158/amendment/a.

Petersen AC, Joseph J, Feit M, et al. (2014). New Directions in Child Abuse and Neglect Research. Washington, DC: National Academies Press. Retrieved March 25, 2018 from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK195985/.

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN). (2018). If You Suspect A Child Is Being Harmed. Retrieved April 2, 2018 from https://www.rainn.org/articles/if-you-suspect-child-being-harmed.

Steffen J. (2016). Few punishments for those who fail to report abuse. The Denver Post, April 26, 2016. Retrieved March 25, 2018 from https://www.denverpost.com/2014/07/04/few-punishments-for-those-who-fail-to-report-abuse/.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (US DHHS). (2018). Administration for Children and Families, Children’s Bureau. (2018). Child Maltreatment 2016. Retrieved March 28, 2018 from https://www.acf.hhs.gov/sites/default/files/cb/cm2016.pdf.

Wolfe DS. (2012). Revisiting child abuse reporting laws. Social Work Today 12(2). Retrieved March 31, 2018 from http://www.socialworktoday.com/archive/031912p14.shtml.

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