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Section 14
Penalties for Failure to Report and False Reporting
of Child Abuse and Neglect

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- Child Welfare Information Gateway. Penalties for Failure to Report and False Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Children’s Bureau, 2016, p. 1-3 and 5.

Peer-Reviewed Journal Article References:
Assink, M., van der Put, C. E., Meeuwsen, M. W. C. M., de Jong, N. M., Oort, F. J., Stams, G. J. J. M., & Hoeve, M. (2019). Risk factors for child sexual abuse victimization: A meta-analytic review. Psychological Bulletin, 145(5), 459–489.

Calheiros, M. M., Garrido, M. V., Ferreira, M. B., & Duarte, C. (2020). Laypeople’s decision-making in reporting child maltreatment: Child and family characteristics as a source of bias. Psychology of Violence. 

Heyman, R. E., Snarr, J. D., Slep, A. M. S., Baucom, K. J. W., & Linkh, D. J. (2020). Self-reporting DSM–5/ICD-11 clinically significant intimate partner violence and child abuse: Convergent and response process validity. Journal of Family Psychology, 34(1), 101–111.

Kenny, M. C., Abreu, R. L., Marchena, M. T., Helpingstine, C., Lopez-Griman, A., & Mathews, B. (2017). Legal and clinical guidelines for making a child maltreatment report. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 48(6), 469–480.

Small, M. A., Lyons, P. M., Jr., & Guy, L. S. (2002). Liability issues in child abuse and neglect reporting statutes. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 33(1), 13–18.

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