Mandatory Reporting and Harm to Self or Others
Mandatory Reporting and Harm to Self or Others

In This Section

  • While the laws in each state vary, the UUA expects all participants act as “mandated reporters” within our organization. Any volunteer or leader, youth or adult, must report to the UUA staff responsible for an event anything that constitutes harm or potential harm to a minor (“harm to self or...
  • (1) Youth and adult leaders will report any knowledge of harm to self or others to the UUA staff responsible for the event. ...
  • To create a safe environment for youth, the UUA staff will report any suspected incident of abuse or neglect to state child protective services and to the youth’s religious professionals, who may share the information with the youth’s parents/guardians, by following the procedure below. ...
  • The safety of youth is the primary focus of these Guidelines. Decisions to report to police and law enforcement should be made based on the facts and circumstances of the situation. If there is a potential risk of immediate harm then 911 should be called. However, in other situations,...
  • Any incident relating to UUA vehicle or property damage, including UUA staff and participant vehicles or property damage, must be reported to law enforcement immediately for investigation. The investigation will provide answers to insurers. Examples of incidents that must be reported to law...

For more information contact youth@uua.org.

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