Child Abuse Reporting Laws for Nevada

State and Statute: Nevada, Stats. §§ 432B.010 et seq.

What Is Reportable "Abuse": Physical, sexual, sexual exploitation, or mental abuse or neglect by a person responsible for a child’s welfare (includes the child’s parent, guardian, or foster parent, a stepparent with whom the child lives, an adult person continually or regularly found in the same household as the child, or a person directly responsible or serving as a volunteer for or employed in a public or private home, institu- tion, or facility where the child actually resides or is receiving child care outside of the home for a portion of the day). [432B.020 and 432B.130]

Mandatory Reporters: Includes any "clergyman, practitioner of Christian Science or religious healer unless the person has acquired the knowledge of the abuse or neglect from the offender during a confession," a marriage or family therapist, school teacher or administrator, any adult person who is employed by an entity that provides organized activities for children. [432B.220]

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