What constitutes a concern worth reporting?

What constitutes a concern worth reporting?

Parents have a responsibility to report concerns they have about another person’s behaviors or actions that could put their children — or any children — at risk. These concerns are anything that makes the parent uneasy or uncomfortable, or anything that a child reports made them feel uneasy or uncomfortable. Some examples of seemingly little things that can be worth reporting include: A teacher covering her glass classroom door with artwork, eliminating the ability to see into the classroom from the hall; a youth ministry icebreaker activity, where teens have to pass a mint candy from person to person using only toothpicks in their mouth, despite the discomfort of some participants.

Archdiocesan Victims Assistance Office: (213) 637-7650 or toll-free number (800)-355-2545

Supporting Resources:

Child Abuse Identification & Reporting Guidelines

Parent Handbook

Worried About An Adult's Behavior

Archdiocese of L.A. - Victims Assistance Ministry






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