Under the Child Protective Services Law, Child Abuse is defined as the following:
Mandated reporters are persons who in the course of their employment, occupation or practice of their profession come into contact with children. They must report when they have reasonable cause to suspect child abuse.
Mandated reporters are required to call Childline ( 1-800-932-0313 ) which is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Protection of children is a community responsibility in which anyone who suspects child abuse should call any of the numbers listed below.
The Butler County Children and Youth Agency: 724-284-5156
Check for the Children and Youth Services available in your county's local telephone book.