In this podcast Children’s Trust Fund Executive Director Kirk Schreiber speaks with Cherisse Thibaut, Prevention and Community Outreach Manager for Missouri KidsFirst, about mandated reporting in Missouri. They discuss recent legislation that has changed, who is required to report suspected abuse, and why the changes were made. Changes to mandated reporter requirements. Thibaut also discussed how to report suspected abuse as well as the current efforts by Missouri’s Task Force on the Prevention of Sexual Abuse of Children.
Anyone who suspects child abuse or neglect is urged to call the Children’s Division Hotline at 800-392-3738.
AUDIO: Mandated Reporting