BEHS DQ 6
RAINN (Under Search type in “State Law Database” then choose your state. Click on “Mandatory Reporting: The Elderly”)
National Domestic Violence Hotline
National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse
Choose a state that you are interested in and respond to all of the following questions and at least 2 of your classmates’ posts.
Name of state:
Who are the mandated reporters?
Who is exempt from reporting (if applicable)?
What is the definition of an “adult”?
What are the penalties for failing to report?
What information is needed for the report?
Is there anything particularly helpful and/or harmful about the manner in which your state deals with reporting elder abuse and/or abuse against a person with disabilities?
***Please base your responses on the State of Maryland
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