Mandatory Reporter Training and Certification Workgroup Report, December 2018

(2018) Mandatory Reporter Training and Certification Workgroup Report, December 2018. Human Services, Department of

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Abstract

The workgroup conducted two half-day meetings, which resulted in recommendations that require legislative action for statutory changes. The members of the workgroup believe the recommendations will improve the consistency, accuracy, and effectiveness of Iowa’s mandatory reporter training, leading to better identification and reporting of suspected abuse of children and dependent adults. Members of the workgroup wish to thank the Iowa General Assembly, as well as the Governor, for creating the opportunity for this work to be done. Vulnerable children and dependent adults in Iowa depend upon the mandatory reporters of this state to help keep them safe and protect them from abuse.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Dependent Adult Abuse, Elder Abuse, Child Abuse, Mandatory Reporter Training
Subjects: Social issues and programs
Social issues and programs > Aging
State government > State agencies
ID Code: 38907
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 08 Nov 2021 15:46
Last Modified: 08 Nov 2021 15:46
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/38907