Keeping Children Safe: Afterschool Staff and Mandated Child Maltreatment Reporting

November 1st, 2014 | RESEARCH

With 8.4 million children in the US spending an average of eight hours a week in afterschool programs, afterschool providers are an important part of the network of caring adults who can help to keep children safe. This article explores the topic of mandated reporting of suspected child abuse by afterschool staff.


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Team Members

Maria Gandarilla, Author, Orange County Social Services
Julie O'Donnell, Author, California State University


Publication: Afterschool Matters
Volume: 20
Page(s): 28

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Audience: Educators | Teachers | Elementary School Children (6-10) | Middle School Children (11-13) | Museum | ISE Professionals | Youth | Teen (up to 17)
Discipline: Education and learning science | Health and medicine | History | policy | law
Resource Type: Peer-reviewed article | Research Products
Environment Type: Afterschool Programs | Public Programs