Report suspected child abuse without interference from their employer or supervisor (in accordance with Iowa Code section 232.70). The employer or supervisor of a person who is a mandatory reporter cannot apply a policy, work rule, or other requirement that interferes with the person making a report of suspected child abuse.
Elder abuse is more common than you might think. Learn to spot the warning signs and what you can do to help. Elder abuse includes physical, emotional, or sexual harm inflicted upon an older adult, their financial exploitation, or neglect of their welfare by people who are directly responsible for.
National Adult Protective Services Association & National Center on Elder Abuse (2004) – One-page description of Adult Protective Services principles and practice guidelines, available in pdf. #10 – Ethical Principles & Best Practice Guidelines National APS Training Library #9 – Elder Abuse Awareness Kit | September 7, 2012.
In 2019, HF 731 modified the requirements for mandatory reporter training for child and dependent adult abuse. The Iowa Department of Human Services is now providing the trainings online for free. The AEA is providing the same trainings online for a fee.