➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway NJ:
US: Existing Protections Fall Short for America’s Mandated Child Abuse Reporters (Opinion)
Chronicle of Social Change – December 28, 2016
Retaliation against mandated reporters takes many forms: defamation, harassment, job loss and loss of parental custody, just to name a few. And it happens for various reasons, including the prevention of lawsuits against government agencies, to protect the image and brand of an institution or person, and because federal oversight of immunity protections is nonexistent.
Also: Information Gateway Resource: Mandated Reporting: https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/responding/reporting/mandated/