The Michigan Department of Education recently sent a reminder about the state’s Mandated Reporter Requirements.

Memo #093-19
Mandated Reporter Requirements

In accordance with section 3(a) of MCL 722.623 – the Child Protection Law – teachers, school counselors, and school administrators are required to report suspected child abuse and/or neglect as mandated reporters.   The Mandated Reporters’ Resource Guide states: The Child Protection Law requires mandated reporters who have reasonable cause to suspect child abuse or neglect to make an immediate oral report to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.

Read the full memo.