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Message ID: 8414
Date: 2010-02-18

Author:Frank Vandervort

Subject:Re: comparison of reporting laws and abuse definitions by state

Some years ago (my copy is 1994) the National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect published a book that compiled all these. It is titled Child Abuse and Neglect State Statute Series: Reporting Laws. It contains these statutes for each of the fifty states. I do not know whether they have kept this up to date, but you may want to look on their website. Frank Vandervort At 12:50 PM 2/17/2010, lfontes@rcn.com wrote: >Is there a source that compares mandated reporting laws & >definitions of abuse by state? This would be very helpful for a >multi-state project that I'm undertaking. > >All help appreciated! > >Lisa Fontes, Ph.D. >University of Massachusetts, Amherst >U.S.A. Frank E. Vandervort Clinical Assistant Professor of Law University of Michigan Law School Child Advocacy Law Clinic 313 Legal Research Building 625 S. State Street Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1215 (734) 763-5000

Some years ago (my copy is 1994) the National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect published a book that compiled all these. It is titled Child Abuse and Neglect State Statute Series: Reporting Laws. It contains these statutes for each of the fifty states. I do not know whether they have kept this up to date, but you may want to look on their website. Frank Vandervort At 12:50 PM 2/17/2010, lfontesrcn.com wrote: >Is there a source that compares mandated reporting laws & >definitions of abuse by state? This would be very helpful for a >multi-state project that I'm undertaking. > >All help appreciated! > >Lisa Fontes, Ph.D. >University of Massachusetts, Amherst >U.S.A. Frank E. Vandervort Clinical Assistant Professor of Law University of Michigan Law School Child Advocacy Law Clinic 313 Legal Research Building 625 S. State Street Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1215 (734) 763-5000