Policy Management 
    
    Apr 21, 2019  
Policy Management
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HR 13.0 - Mandatory Reporting Policy :


SUMMARY/SCOPE
It is the policy of Edmonds Community College that all employees, with the exception of those disqualified due to privileged communications under RCW 5.60.060, shall report child abuse or neglect in accordance with RCW 26.44.030.   

GLOSSARY TERMS
Child

Abuse or Neglect

Abused Child

Allowable Physical Discipline

RELATED POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
HR 13.01pr Mandatory Reporting Procedures

SOURCE INFORMATION
RCW 5.60.060 Who is disqualified–Privileged communications.

RCW 26.44.030 Reports—Duty and authority to make—Duty of receiving agency—Duty to notify—Case planning and consultation—Penalty for unauthorized exchange of information—Filing dependency petitions—Investigations—Interviews of children—Records—Risk assessment process.

RCW 26.44.020 Definitions.

RCW 9A.16.100 Use of force on children—Policy—Actions presumed unreasonable.

CONTENT OWNER. The primary responsibility for this policy belongs to:
Vice President for Human Resources

PRIMARY CONTENT CONTRIBUTOR (Director/Dean)
Vice President for Human Resources

REVIEW PERIOD
Three years.

REVIEW HISTORY
2019-Jan 07  Approved by President’s Cabinet



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