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Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting

On December 19, 2011, Governor Walker signed Executive Order 54, which requires all University of Wisconsin System employees to report incidents of child abuse or neglect that, in the course of employment, they observe or learn about, and have a reasonable cause to believe has occurred or will occur.UWM has developed a informational materials and online training regarding the Order, which can be accessed on the EO #54 Website.A draft policy is currently being reviewed by the UWM Policy Advisory Committee and will be released in the upcoming weeks.


Executive Order #54
Executive Order #54 FAQs
UWM Child Abuse and Neglect Policy
UWM Child Abuse & Neglect Brochure
UWM Child Abuse Online Training
Child Safety Resources