Child Abuse Reporting Laws for West Virginia

State and Statute: West Virginia, Code §§ 49-2-801 et seq.

What Is Reportable "Abuse": Reasonable cause to suspect physical, mental, or sexual abuse or neglect. [49-2-803(a)(b)]

Mandatory Reporters: "Christian Science practitioner, religious healer, school teacher or other school personnel … child care … worker … member of the clergy … youth camp administrator or counselor, employee, coach or volunteer of an entity that provides organized activities for children." [49-2-803(a)]

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