Effective January 1 , 2013, ORS 419B.005 mandates that employees of Oregon higher education institutions are considered by law to be subject to mandatory reporting of child abuse.

To help you better understand your legal obligations under this new law the Office of Human Resources has created this website and a list of Frequently Asked Questions as a central repository of information related to this new law.

To help answer the many questions and concerns associated with this new requirement the Office of Human Resources recorded an open forum to answer questions and go over the basics of the new law.  Additionally, you may also contact your Business Center HR teams for information. 

For those who have more frequent contact with minors, you can schedule tailored training for your group. Please contact Employee Relations at employee.relations@oregonstate.edu or call 541-737-0632.