Psychologists in New South Wales, Queensland, and the ACT are mandated to report
As a mandatory reporter in NSW, you are required to report concerns you have about a child being at suspected risk of significant harm.
Guidelines for Psychologists & Psychiatrists.
Mandatory reporters are guided by the NSW Mandatory Reporter Guide. In NSW, mandatory reporting is regulated by the Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Act 1998 (the Care Act).
A mandated reporter may be subject to penalties, though imunity from civil or criminal liability is granted to reporters who report in good faith.
NSW. Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Act 1998 including the Children Legislation Amendment (Wood Inquiry Recommendations)Act 2009.
To help reporters decide whether a case needs to be reported to the Child Protection Helpline, both mandatory and non-mandatory reporters may access advice via the Making a Child Protection Report web pages or the NSW
Attorney-Client Privilege versus Mandatory Reporting by Psychologists: Dilemma, Conflict, and Solution Joe Wheeler Dixon, PhD, JD East Carolina University Greenville, NC. Kim Embleton Dixon, PhD, MBA Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.
Mandatory reporting is a term used to describe the legislative requirement imposed on selected
All psychologists are mandated reporters of child abuse and neglect.