Child Abuse Reporting Laws for Connecticut

State and Statute: Connecticut, Gen. Stats. §§ 17a-101 et seq. (originally enacted in 1958; statute language affecting what appears here most recently amended in 2017; all language verified here as of November of 2017)

What Is Reportable "Abuse": Physical, sexual, or mental abuse, or neglect, inflicted by a person responsible for a child's health, welfare or care, or by a person given access to such child by such responsible person. [17a-101a]

Mandatory Reporters: Includes any member of the clergy, school teacher, principal, or guidance counselor, mental health professional, licensed marital and family therapist, or any person paid to care for a child in any public or private facility, child care center or family day care home which is licensed by the state. [17a-101(b)]

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