mandated reporter

noun

Legal Definition of mandated reporter

: an individual who holds a professional position (as of social worker, physician, teacher, or counselor) that requires him or her to report to the appropriate state agency cases of child abuse that he or she has reasonable cause to suspect

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“Mandated reporter.” The Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/mandated%20reporter. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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