North Carolina

Code Section
7B-101, et seq.

What Constitutes Abuse
Inflicts or allows to be inflicted or creates a substantial risk of injury other than by accidental means or commits, permits, or encourages any type of sexual abuse or creates or allows serious emotional damage to juvenile or does not provide proper care or necessary medical care or abandons child uses inappropriate devices or procedures to modify behavior or encourages, directs, or approves of delinquent acts involving moral turpitude

Mandatory Reporting Required By
Any person or institution

Basis of Report of Abuse/Neglect
Cause to suspect that juvenile is abused, neglected, or dependent, or has died as the result of maltreatment

To Whom Reported
Director of Department of Social Services in county where juvenile resides

Penalty for Failure to Report or False Reporting
N/A


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