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Flashcards in Child Abuse and Neglect Deck (23):
1

When therapists have reasonable suspicion of child abuse/neglect, they are mandated to file a report by calling a California state authorities ? and filing a written report within ? hours.

immediately
36 hours

2

What types of abuse are all mandated reports (3), and what are NOT (2)?

Physical abuse, sexual abuse, and neglect
Emotional abuse and exposure to domestic violence are an optional.

3

Abuse/neglect that occurred outside of California are reported to?

California state authorities

4

if the client is 18 or older and reports abuse happened when she/he was minor, what do I do?

maintain confidentiality unless there was reasonable suspicion that the perpetrator was abusing other minors.

5

A child taken out of state without permission would constitute?

kidnapping, NOT abuse/neglect (maintain confidentiality and encourage client to contact police)

6

Mandated report on consensual sex between minors:
1. when one of the participants is ? or younger and the other is ? or older.

13 / 14

7

Mandated report on consensual sex between minors:
2. If one of the participants is under ? and the other is ? or older.

under 16 (16 is ok) / 21 or older

8

Mandated report on consensual sex between minors:
15 years old and 20 years old

OK

9

Mandated report on consensual sex between minors:
12 years old and 13 years old

OK

10

Mandated report on consensual sex between minors:
13 years old and 14 years old

not OK

11

Mandated report on consensual sex between minors:
15 years old 21 years old

not OK

12

Downloading, possessing, or transmitting ? constitutes sexual exploitation of a minor and requires mandated report.

child pornography (a boyfriend took a naked picture of his teen girlfriend = reportable)

13

If a therapist is not working in a professional capacity, filing a child abuse is ?

optional (e.g seeing a mom spanking her child at mall)

14

Informing clients of the need to file CPS report and processing their reaction is ?, but considered ?, unless it would put the client/victim/therapist in danger.

not legally required / best practice

15

If a parent is not providing medical care due to religious/spiritual/cultural reason, what do I do?

report and let CPS determines.

16

Not providing preventative care (e.g. vaccination) is ?

NOT reportable

17

Failure to provide medical care constitutes ?

neglect and reportable.

18

Failure to provide ? does not constitute neglect.

shelter (i.e. homelessness is NOT reportable)

19

If a child shared other child's abuse, what do I do?

I must report it

20

In CA, what is the age limit for latch key child?

no specific age limit

21

In CA, what type of spanking is allowed?

an open hand that doesn't leave a mark.

22

If a client/family said there has been a file already reported on an incident, what do I do?

don't take the word for it; verify with CPS.

23

When there are two co-leading therapist, who reports?

Only one has to report it.