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Reporting Child and Elder Abuse

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Do grandparents, relatives, significant others, and siblings have a duty to report child abuse? Explain your opinion and provide examples to support your position.

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Grandparents, relatives, significant others, and siblings have a moral obligation and duty to report child abuse because they serve as the only individuals that may be capable of assisting children in their time of extreme need against the violence being committed against them. Therefore, these close relatives must ...

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This 204 word solution discusses the duty of the family to report child abuse. It highlights the crucial role that families play in avoiding, reporting and intervening in cases of child abuse within their households.

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