Abuse

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​To report suspected child abuse, call the Oregon Child Abuse Hotline at ​​ 1-855-503-SAFE (7233).​​​​


Video: Mandatory Reporting of​ Child Abuse​

This 30-minute training video describes the role of mandatory reporters in reporting suspected abuse.​ It helps mandatory reporters and others recognize and understand the signs of child abuse and neglect, as well as the role of implicit bias and structural racism when reporting abuse.

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Guide: What You Can Do About Child Abuse


Who are mandatory reporters?​

​Mandatory reporters are public and private professionals required by law to report suspected child abuse. Some examples of mandatory reporters include: medical practitioners, law enforcement personnel, employees of a public or private organization providing child-related services or activities, public and private school employees, and members of the clergy.

For a compl​ete list of pub​lic and private officials who are mandatory reporters, see Oregon Revised Statute 419B.005​.


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