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Reporting Toolkit

CASA Kane County and the Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office are asking that you review the information below on how to keep our children safe!

With your help and by taking just five minutes to read this page you will be making a life changing decision for a child who may be abused and/or neglected!  Please help us by educating your place of work, neighborhood and people you know who have the power to stop the cycle and ensure our kids are in safe and caring homes.

1. READ LETTER OF INTRODUCTION

Letter of Introduction from Joe McMahon, State’s Attorney of Kane County; Gloria Bunce, Executive Director of CASA Kane County and Patricia Dal Santo, Superintendent of the Regional Office of Education.

Click here to read letter

2. LEARN WHO AND WHAT IS A MANDATED REPORTER

Click here for PDF sheet on mandated reporters

Mandated reporters include but are not limited to:

School personnel
Medical personnel
Social services/mental health professionals
Law enforcement personnel
Coroner/Medical examiner personnel
Child care personnel
Members of the clergy

3. DISTRIBUTE FLYERS

Working Together Collaboration Flyer – Call 1-800-25-ABUSE & Marketing Ads

Click on flyers to download

     

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4. BECOME CERTIFIED

5. LISTEN TO THE MANDATED REPORTING PODCAST

Mandated Reporting Podcast
(Recorded: March 28, 2015, Length: 18 minutes)

This is a special podcast sponsored by the Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office and CASA Kane County. It is aimed at everyone in Kane County, who, in their official capacity, are in contact with children–individuals who have opportunities to observe indicators that may point to alleged abuse and neglect. Individuals in this role are Mandated Reporters–the topic of this special podcast.

Our guests are Kane County State’s Attorney, Joe McMahon, and Kane County Assistant State’s Attorney Lark Cowart–who is also the county’s Child Protection and Juvenile Delinquency Supervisor.

Podcast No. 38: Mandated Reporting

If your organization would like to develop a similar program, please contact Gloria Bunce
at 630-444-3109 or gloriabunce@casakanecounty.org for more information.

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