The University of Florida’s Office of Youth Compliance 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.