Clergy as Mandatory Reporters of Child Abuse and Neglect - Nebraska
The Requirement for Clergy to Report
Citation: Rev. Stat. § 28-711
When any person has reasonable cause to believe that a child has been subjected to child abuse or neglect or observes that child being subjected to conditions or circumstances that reasonably would result in child abuse or neglect, they shall make a report to the proper law enforcement agency or to the Department of Human Services.
Citation: Rev. Stat. § 28-714
The physician-patient, counselor-client, and spousal privileges shall not be grounds for failing to report. (The privileged communications of a clergy member are not addressed by this statute.)