Flexible Reporting Options for Skilled Child Abuse Professionals
Published in: Child Abuse and Neglect, v. 15, No. 4, 1991, p. 335-341
Posted on RAND.org on September 30, 1991
Proposed is a system of flexible options for the mandated reporting of child abuse and neglect, to improve compliance with and reduce burdens on the child protective system. Potential benefits and drawbacks of the plan, which would identify and train registered reporters and offer the option of explicit deferred investigation, are discussed.