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Making the Tough Call

Helping Mandated Reporters Meet the Challenges of their Legal and Ethical Obligations

The goal of Making the Tough Call is to provide useful information, resources and training to help professional reporters of suspected child maltreatment navigate their legal & ethical responsibilities.



Free Mandated Reporting Guide

This free printable guide for mandated reporters with Making The Tough Call's decision making framework helps you to know the reporting basics and how to evaluate your concerns.

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Making the Tough Call aims to educate and inform professional reporters of suspected child abuse and neglect so that they are prepared to intervene to protect children when necessary, while respecting and supporting family integrity wherever possible. 

Making the Tough Call is a project of Krase Consulting.

Kathryn Krase, Ph.D., J.D., M.S.W., Principal Consultant with Krase Consultant, is an expert on the professional reporting of suspected child maltreatment. She has authored multiple books and articles on the subject. She has years of experience consulting with government and community based organizations to develop policy & practice standards.

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