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Responding to Allegations of Child Abuse in Communities: Do’s and Dont's for Municipal and School Officials.

Municipal Training Guilford Fire Department

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Responding to Allegations of Child Abuse in Communities: Do’s and Dont's for Municipal and School Officials.

Guilford Fire Department
390 Church Street
Guilford, CT 06437

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m.


Failure to fulfill the legal obligation as a mandated reporter can cause lasting damage to the careers and reputations of government officials and their communities. This session is designed to give municipal and school officials awareness on legal requirements as well as suggestions to properly handle allegations of child abuse, including allegations against employees. It will also include common pitfalls and illustrative case examples. The presenters represent a variety of disciplines to highlight collaborative strategies and practices municipalities and investigators can use to protect children and satisfy legal mandates.


  • Learn what it means to be a mandated reporter.
  • Hear practical steps your municipality can implement to develop best practices.
  • Learn how to handle allegations against employees.


  • First Selectmen, Mayors, Town/City Managers
  • Council Board Members
  • Town/City Attorneys
  • Human Services Directors
  • Public Safety
  • Personnel Directors
  • Superintendents, Boards of Education, School Business Officers
  • Department Supervisors

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Become a Certified Connecticut Municipal Official (CCMO) today! This workshop is good for 3 credit hours of Personal Development that can be used towards completing you certification. For more information such as details on requirements and how to get started, please visit


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Elizabeth C. Leaming
Senior Assistant State's Attorney
Rockville State's Attorney's Office


William Meier
Police Lieutenant
Vernon Police Department


Joseph P. Macary, Ed.D.
Superintendent of Schools
Vernon Public Schools


Randall Snow
Investigations Social Work Supervisor
Department of Children and Families

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  • FREE to CCM-Members, (see registration info below)

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