Washington

Code Section
26.44.010. et seq.

What Constitutes Abuse
26.44.010. et seq.

Mandatory Reporting Required By
All practitioners, coroners, law enforcement officer, school personnel, nurse, social services counselor, psychologist, pharmacist, child care providers, juvenile probation officer, health and social services department employee

Basis of Report of Abuse/Neglect
Reasonable cause to believe that a child has suffered abuse or neglect

To Whom Reported
State Department of Social and Health Services or proper law enforcement agency

Penalty for Failure to Report or False Reporting
Gross Misdemeanor


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