It is my duty, as a mandatory reporter, to immediately report any suspected child abuse to the Department of Human Services and any suspected dependent abuse to DHS. This provider shall report suspected abuse orally to the DHS, followed by a written report within 48 hours after such oral report. This provider shall also make an oral report to an appropriate law enforcement agency if the provider believes that the immediate protection of the child or adult is advisable.
Types of Abuse
1. Physical Abuse
2. Mental Injury
3. Sexual Abuse
4. Denial of Critical Care
5. Child Prostitution
6. Presence Of Illegal Drugs In The Body
7. Manufacture Or Possession Of Dangerous Substances In The Presence Of The Child
8. Bestiality In The Presence Of A Minor
9. Cohabitation With A Registered Sex Offender
Your records cannot be released to any other individual without your written consent. However, certain information may be released without your authorization under the following legal circumstance:
When Juvenile Court is involved, records may be shared with Juvenile Court Officers. Information about a child may be shared with the child’s Guardian Ad Litem. Information may also be shared in the event of a legitimate subpoena for court appearance, in the event of a medical emergency, or when the receipt of information suggests that child abuse or neglect has occurred.
CentralIowa Therapy Solutions, LLC / Jill Lehmann-Bauer, LISW is legally obligated to report any such information to DHS under circumstances in which there exists a danger to the child or others. Auditors may also review your records to evaluate treatment effectiveness.