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Indiana Annotated Code § 31-33-5-2 provides that any staff member of a medical or other public or private institution, school, facility, or agency must report suspected child abuse or neglect (including sexual abuse) to authorities. In addition, any person who has reason to believe that a child is a victim of abuse or neglect must make a report to authorities.
Reports must be made immediately.
Indiana Ann. Code §§ 31-34-1-3; 31-34-1-4; 31-34-1-5 provide that a child is a “child in need of services” if, before the child becomes age 18, the child is the victim, lives in the same household as another child who was the victim, or lives in the same household as the adult who was convicted of a sex offense, as defined in the criminal statutes, pertaining to:
A child is a “child in need of services” if, before the child becomes age 18, the child’s parent, guardian, or custodian allows the child:
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