Assessing the Feasibility of Creating and Maintaining a National Registry of Child Maltreatment Perpetrators: Research Report. Table 3. Classes of Persons Determined to Be Perpetrators of Child Maltreatment

09/01/2012

Table 3 (part 1 of 3). Classes of Persons Determined to Be Perpetrators of Child Maltreatment (Q6 Legal)
STATE Parents Unmarried Partners of Parents Other Relatives in Care Giving Roles Legal Guardians Minor Children in the Home
N= 52 States.
Note: Only 44 States specify which classes of people can be considered perpetrators of abuse and neglect.
Alabama          
Alaska          
Arizona X X X X  
Arkansas          
California X     X  
Colorado          
Connecticut X X X X X
Delaware          
District of Columbia X        
Florida X X X X  
Georgia X   X X  
Hawaii X X X X X
Idaho X     X  
Illinois X X X X X
Indiana X     X  
Iowa X   X X  
Kansas          
Kentucky X     X  
Louisiana X X X X X
Maine X X X X  
Maryland X X X X X
Massachusetts          
Michigan X X X X  
Minnesota          
Mississippi X   X X  
Missouri X X X X X
Montana X X   X  
Nebraska          
Nevada X X X X  
New Hampshire          
New Jersey X X X X  
New Mexico X X X X  
New York X X X X  
North Carolina X X X X X
North Dakota X X X X X
Ohio X X X X X
Oklahoma          
Oregon          
Pennsylvania X X X X X
Puerto Rico X X X X X
Rhode Island X X X X  
South Carolina X   X X  
South Dakota X     X  
Tennessee          
Texas X X X X X
Utah X   X X X
Vermont X     X  
Virginia X X X X X
Washington X X X X X
West Virginia X     X  
Wisconsin X X X X X
Wyoming X X X X  
Total 39 26 30 38 16

Table 3 (part 2 of 3). Classes of Persons Determined to Be Perpetrators of Child Maltreatment (Q6 Legal)
STATE Foster Parents Residential Facility/Group Home Staff Child Care Providers Educational Staff/Teachers Other Professionals
N= 52 States
Note: Only 44 States specify which classes of people can be considered perpetrators of abuse and neglect.
Alabama          
Alaska          
Arizona X X      
Arkansas          
California          
Colorado          
Connecticut X X X X X
Delaware          
District of Columbia   X X    
Florida X X X X  
Georgia X X X X X
Hawaii X X X    
Idaho          
Illinois X X X X X
Indiana          
Iowa X X X    
Kansas          
Kentucky          
Louisiana X X X    
Maine X        
Maryland X X X X X
Massachusetts          
Michigan X X X X X
Minnesota          
Mississippi X X      
Missouri X X X X X
Montana X X X    
Nebraska          
Nevada X X X X  
New Hampshire          
New Jersey X X X X  
New Mexico X        
New York X X X    
North Carolina X X X    
North Dakota X   X X  
Ohio X X X X X
Oklahoma          
Oregon          
Pennsylvania X     X  
Puerto Rico X X X X  
Rhode Island X X X    
South Carolina X X X    
South Dakota          
Tennessee          
Texas X X X X X
Utah X X X    
Vermont X X   X  
Virginia X X X X  
Washington X X X X X
West Virginia          
Wisconsin   X X    
Wyoming X X X X X
Total 31 29 27 18 10

Table 3 (part 3 of 3). Classes of Persons Determined to Be Perpetrators of Child Maltreatment (Q6 Legal)
STATE Neighbors or Friends
N= 52 States
Note: Only 44 States specify which classes of people can be considered perpetrators of abuse and neglect.
Alabama  
Alaska  
Arizona  
Arkansas  
California  
Colorado  
Connecticut X
Delaware  
District of Columbia  
Florida  
Georgia X
Hawaii  
Idaho  
Illinois X
Indiana  
Iowa  
Kansas  
Kentucky  
Louisiana X
Maine  
Maryland X
Massachusetts  
Michigan  
Minnesota  
Mississippi  
Missouri X
Montana  
Nebraska  
Nevada X
New Hampshire  
New Jersey  
New Mexico  
New York  
North Carolina  
North Dakota  
Ohio X
Oklahoma  
Oregon  
Pennsylvania  
Puerto Rico  
Rhode Island  
South Carolina  
South Dakota  
Tennessee  
Texas  
Utah  
Vermont  
Virginia  
Washington X
West Virginia  
Wisconsin  
Wyoming  
Total 9

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