Mandated Reporting Toolkit & Resources
History will judge us by the difference we make in the everyday lives of children.”
- Nelson Mandela
If you see something, say something
CASA Kane County, Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office, the Kane County Sherriff’s Office, and the Regional Office of Education are asking that you review the information below on how to keep our children safe!
The message is simple: IF YOU SEE SOMETHING, SAY SOMETHING.
Please read these 5 steps below to protect children, educate and report suspected abuse.
How to report abuse or neglect
2. Review Legal Mandated Reporting List
3. Listen to Mandated Reporting Podcast
Please note that not only is it required for mandated reporters to promptly report suspicions of abuse or neglect to DCFS but also that the report is confirmed, in writing, within 48 hours of the initial report. Download the Written Confirmation of Suspected Child Abuse/Neglect Report below.
4. Train to Become Certified
5. Print and Display Flyers in Kane County
Working Together – Keeping Children Safe Flyer and the 1-800-25-ABUSE Ads can be printed and placed in your place of work, business, church, school, hospital AND all other locations in our community as a constant reminder – If you See Something, Say Something!
Everyone Can Make a Difference – Please be the Difference Maker Today!