When working with children, nonprofit employees and volunteers should always be mindful of the possibility that a child has been or is currently being abused. Anyone who suspects child abuse is encouraged to report such abuse to the authorities, but did you know that certain individuals are required by law to do so?
If you or another nonprofit worker suspects abuse, who should you contact? Are there legal consequences to the nonprofit if an employee or volunteer fails to report suspected abuse? Are there protections for those employees and volunteers who do report suspected abuse? Our new article called “Child Abuse Reporting in Georgia” can help answer these questions and more.