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Weekly Lessons, created and written by Richard R. Hammar, J.D., LL.M., CPA, give you a basic legal overview of essential topics based on staff or volunteer positions within a church.

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Am I Required to Report Child Abuse?

Introduction

This lesson examines what new ministers need to know about child abuse reporting. The Executive Summary provides a concise review of the key points. Before we get started, test your knowledge by completing the following quiz.

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Executive Summary

It is essential for new ministers to be familiar with child abuse reporting requirements under state law. Unfamiliarity with these requirements can lead to criminal and civil liability. This lesson provides an overview of this important topic.

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