How Do I Know What to Report?

  • Physical injury inflicted by other than accidental means. [CANRA § 11165.6]
  • Sexual abuse: Sexual assault or sexual exploitation of a child. [CANRA § 11165.1]
  • Neglect: The negligent treatment, lack of treatment or the maltreatment of a child by a person responsible for the child’s welfare under circumstances indicating harm or threatened harm to the child’s health or welfare. [CANRA § 11165.3]
  • Willful harming or injuring or endangering a child: A situation in which any person inflicts, or willfully causes or permits a child to suffer, unjustifiable physical pain or mental suffering, or causes or permits a child to be placed in a situation in which the child or child’s health is endangered. [CANRA § 11165.3]
  • Unlawful corporal punishment or injury willfully inflicted on a child and resulting in a traumatic condition. [CANRA § 11165.4]
  • Sexual exploitation: Depicting a child in, or knowingly developing, duplicating, printing, downloading, streaming, accessing through any electronic or digital media, or exchanging, a film, photograph, videotape, video recording, negative or slide in which a child is engaged in an act of obscene sexual conduct. [CANRA § 111165.1]

See "Definition of Child Abuse and Neglect' section below for additional information.