The University of Florida’s Office of Youth Conference Services was created in 2013. This Office, a part of the Division of Student Affairs, was created to provide support to all […]
Reporting child abuse is no longer only a moral duty. It can now result in a $1 million fine for people who knowingly fail to report abuse.
Legislation, signed by Gov. Rick Scott, requires any individual who suspects that a child has been abused by any person to report that to the Florida Abuse Hotline.
A new Florida sexual abuse reporting law that has been called the toughest in the nation is holding universities and individuals financially and criminally liable for failure to report suspected abuse.
New Florida law for reporting suspected child abuse goes into effect
Florida’s new child-abuse-reporting law is being called the nation’s toughest, and its penalties could have wide-ranging consequences for both universities and ordinary citizens.