We are, of course, not talking about physical/sexual abuse, are we? We are talking about suspected abuse, and duties of mandatory reporters. Has your child ever skinned his knee, needed stitches for a fall, required a broken bone to be set? Accidents are no longer accidents but child abuse in the eyes of Child Protective Services. How many parents hesitate to take their child to an emergency room for minor incidents, if you do not then minor incidents become medical neglect? Is it that bad? Yes, it is.
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