Clergy as Mandatory Reporters of Child Abuse and Neglect - Oklahoma

Date: May 2023

The Requirement for Clergy to Report 

Citation: Ann. Stat. Tit. 10A, § 1-2-101

Every person who has reason to believe that a child under age 18 is a victim of abuse or neglect shall report the matter promptly to the Department of Human Services.

Privileged Communications

Citation: Ann. Stat. Tit. 10A, § 1-2-101

No privilege or contract shall relieve any person from the requirement of reporting pursuant to this section.