KS Community Health Worker Coalition

Family and Children

DCF Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect
Guide for Reporting

This guide has been created by DCF to establish guidelines and boundaries for what constitutes child abuse and neglect.  It also outlines who is required to report, when a report should be filed and frequently asked questions.


DCF Prevention and Protection
Reporting Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of an Adult or Child

This resource provides requirements for mandated reporters, emergent and non-emergent contact information, reporter notification request form, and additional helpful tools should the need arise for a report to be needed.


Trauma Informed Care through Center for Health Care Strategies
Trauma Informed Care

With more focus on health outcomes and recognition of destructive patterns and traumatic experiences throughout childhood, identification of the impact of these events, health care workers are adjusting care plans based on the clients’ needs.  This resource provides direct links to the signs/symptoms, tools to measure the impact and educational resources for health care and community workers.