Mandated reporters are required by law to report suspected child abuse or neglect when they are presented with a reasonable cause in their professional capacity. New York State recognizes that certain professionals are required to perform the role of mandated reporter of child abuse, neglect or maltreatment. Find information that will help you if you suspect abuse.
Click here to learn more about mandated reporting and view the New York State Summary Guide for Mandated Reporters.
Child sexual and physical abuse is complicated. It can require the work of law enforcement, medical professionals, prosecutors, counselors, advocates, caseworkers, and judges. Bivona provides a safe welcoming place for children and their families to begin their journey of healing to recovery. Trained professionals will work collaboratively at our beautiful, child-friendly facility to protect, treat and counsel children and their families and investigate and prosecute the abusers.