Mandated Reporting: Burlington Area School District

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  • 1. 
    Wisconsin law requires all employees of Wisconsin public school districts to report suspected child abuse and neglect.  This power point will cover different kinds of child maltreatment, warning signs of abuse, what is not child abuse or neglect, how to make a report and what to report, what you can do if you are not sure you need to make a report, and where to get more information. 
  • 2. 
    Who are some of the individuals considered to be mandated reporters (check all that apply)?
    • A. 

      Doctors

    • B. 

      Physical Therapists

    • C. 

      Teachers

    • D. 

      Aides

    • E. 

      Counselors

    • F. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Failing to report suspected abuse or neglect may result in being fined or imprisoned.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Some possible warning signs of physical abuse could include which of the following:
    • A. 

      Bruises

    • B. 

      Unexplained burns

    • C. 

      The student is evasive about how they received the injury

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    If a student does not show physical signs of abuse, but are exhibiting low self-esteem, self-denigration, severe depression, aggression, withdrawal, or anxiety, they may be experiencing:
    • A. 

      Physical abuse

    • B. 

      Sexual abuse

    • C. 

      Neglect

    • D. 

      Emotional damage

  • 6. 
    The following may be signs of possible sexual abuse:  the student displays extreme secrecy, compliance or withdrawal; has an unusual interest in sex for their age; engages in sexual behavior; and engages in sexual play with peers that goes beyond curiosity.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Mandated reporters are responsible for reporting which of the following to Human Services (check all that apply):
    • A. 

      Physical abuse

    • B. 

      Bullying

    • C. 

      Sexual abuse

    • D. 

      Emotional abuse

    • E. 

      Obesity in youth

    • F. 

      Neglect

    • G. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Anyone can report suspected abuse or neglect by making a phone call to either Racine County Human Services or Walworth County Human Services, but it has to be between the hours of 9am-5pm during the week.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    What important information should you have available when making a report of suspected abuse or neglect (check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Who is the suspected abused and abuser?

    • B. 

      What occurred?

    • C. 

      Where did the suspected abuse/neglect occur?

    • D. 

      When did the suspected abuse/neglect occur?

    • E. 

      Child's grade, date of birth, and school of attendance

    • F. 

      Name and address of child and caregiver

    • G. 

      Statement and content of the child's disclosure

  • 10. 
    Determining when to report situations of suspected child abuse or neglect can be difficult.  When in doubt, it is OK to consult with a member of the student services staff or contact human services for consultation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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