Understanding
Maryland Law

Understand the Law,
Rights & Responsibilities

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Recognize, Respond,
Report

Learn When and How
To Report Child Abuse

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Opportunities

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Training Opportunities

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Everyone in Maryland is Obligated to Report Child Abuse and Neglect.

Take Action: Understand Your Obligation Under the Law

5YR/$10K

Interference With a Report Results in Imprisonment & Fine 
 

90%

Of Victims of Child Sexual Abuse Know Their Abuser
 

47

A Child Is Abused or Neglected Every 47 Seconds in the United States
 

1 in 10

Only 1 in 10 Victims Report Their Abuse
 

Signs of Abuse Can Be Subtle or Overwhelming.

Take Action: Learn How to Recognize, Respond, and Report

Victims of child maltreatment average 47% higher delinquency rates, 
and 59% higher adult arrest rates.

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Training Opportunities.

Take Action: Know What to Expect and Do Your Part - Get Trained Now!

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