Considerations for Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse or Neglect
Reporting suspected abuse or neglect of a child is the only circumstance when a Colorado advocate must break client confidentiality. But how do advocates, and their supervisors, determine what needs to be reported? How do we engage in survivor-defined advocacy even when a mandated report must occur? What might a strengths-based report look like? How can we work with child welfare-involved parents to advocate for better outcomes? Come explore the grey areas of mandatory reporting and advocacy.