mandated reporter

Definition of "mandated reporter"
  1. A person in a professional role such as a physician, teacher, counselor, or social worker who is required by law to report suspected instances of child abuse to the relevant state agency
How to use "mandated reporter" in a sentence
  1. The school's new training program emphasized the responsibilities of a mandated reporter in case of suspected child maltreatment.
  2. The physician, acting as a mandated reporter, contacted the state agency regarding her concerns about possible child abuse.
  3. Being a mandated reporter, the counselor reported his suspicions of child abuse right after his session with the child.

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