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Child Abuse Reporting Policy

Policy Title: Child Abuse Reporting Policy

Summary: Consistent with Iowa Code § 261.9, this policy requires anyone who, in the scope of their employment responsibilities examines, attends, counsels, or treats a child, to report suspected physical or sexual abuse of a child. University Reporters must report child abuse when they see, know about, or reasonably suspect the abuse of a child. A report should be made within 24 hours of becoming aware of the suspected abuse. The types of abuse that are required to be reported under this policy include any physical and/or sexual abuse of a child.

Policy Category: Administration & Operations
Policy Owner: Title IX Coordinator
Policy Status: Active
Effective Date: July 2012

Policy Document

Download: Child Abuse Reporting Policy (pdf)