The Role of Teachers in Recognizing & Reporting Child Abuse


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What do you call someone with not only an ethical but also a legal obligation to report suspected child abuse?

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1. Which of the following might indicate physical abuse?

2. Which of the following is NOT likely to be a sign of sexual abuse?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These educational materials are designed to help you assess your knowledge of identifying child abuse as a teacher. Some specific topics that will be addressed include signs of sexual abuse and understanding the term mandated reporter.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Review these topics by going through this quiz/worksheet combo:

  • Indications of physical abuse
  • Signs of sexual abuse
  • Why identifying emotional abuse is difficult
  • Determining when neglect is happening

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding signs of sexual abuse in children and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to understand what physical abuse looks like
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding the difficulties of identifying emotional abuse with students

Additional Learning

If you utilize the lesson called The Role of Teachers in Recognizing & Reporting Child Abuse, you can accomplish these goals:

  • Identify the different types of abuse in children
  • Determine what teachers need to do if they suspect one of their students being abused
  • Learn what emotional abuse looks like