2020 Arkansas Code
Title 12 - Law Enforcement, Emergency Management, and Military Affairs
Subtitle 2 - Law Enforcement Agencies and Programs
Chapter 18 - Child Maltreatment Act
Subchapter 3 - Child Abuse Hotline
§ 12-18-308. Reports of injury to a child's intellectual, emotional, or psychological development

Universal Citation: AR Code § 12-18-308 (2020)

The Child Abuse Hotline shall accept a report of injury to a child's intellectual, emotional, or psychological development as evidenced by observable and substantial impairment of the child's ability to function within the child's normal range of performance and behavior only if the reporter is:

  1. (1) A medical or mental health professional;

  2. (2) A school counselor, if the child did not disclose to the teacher;

  3. (3) A teacher; or

  4. (4) A day care center worker.

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