Board Policy 2.29

Child Abuse

The St. Clair County Community College Board of Trustees does hereby direct the administration to establish procedures including but not limited to the mandatory requirements in Michigan law that govern the reporting of suspected case of child abuse and neglect.

The Board affirms in this policy the commitment of SC4 to the protection of the safety and welfare of children who come into contact with the SC4 community. Members of the College shall be required to report suspected child abuse or neglect.

The President of the institution shall designate the person or persons to receive oral and written reports of suspected child abuse or neglect from employees, students, and others at the institution.

The President shall inform the Board of all reports of suspected child abuse or neglect arising at an institution under this policy, consistent with the confidentiality requirements of federal and state law.

Approved by Board of Trustees – April 11, 2013