CAN (Child Abuse and Neglect)
Holloway Hall

Reporting Flow Chart and Reporting Check List

Reporting Flow Chart

If you presently witness the abuse or neglect of a child...

  • Call 911; and
  • Follow the child abuse and neglect reporting protocol (see Reporting Checklist below)

If you become aware of child abuse or neglect that has occurred on campus...

  • Call the University Police at 410 543-6222; and
  • Follow the child abuse and neglect reporting protocol (see Reporting Checklist below)

If you become aware of child abuse or neglect that has occurred off campus...

  • Follow the child abuse and neglect reporting protocol (see Reporting Checklist below)

If you become aware of past child abuse or neglect of an adult...

  • Follow the child abuse and neglect reporting protocol (see Reporting Checklist below)

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Reporting Checklist

Make an oral report immediately as is practical, within 48 hours to the Local Department of Social Services and/or to the local police department.

Provide a written report to the Local Department of Social Services.

Provide a copy of the written report to the Director.

Provide a copy of the written report to the University Chief of Police if it

  1. Took place in University facilities or on University property,
  2.  Was committed by a current or former employee or volunteer of the University,
  3. Occurred in connection with a University sponsored, recognized or approved program, visit, activity or campus, regardless of location, or
  4. Took place while the victim was a registered student at the University.

Consult with the Director, as needed, for assistance reporting child abuse and neglect and in working with victims.

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