Clergy as Mandatory Reporters of Child Abuse and Neglect - Virgin Islands

Date: May 2023

The Requirement for Clergy to Report 

Citation: Ann. Code Tit. 5, § 2533

Any person who has reasonable cause to suspect that a child has been abused or neglected may report.

Privileged Communications

Citation: Ann. Code Tit. 5, § 2538

The privileged quality of communications between any professional person and their patient or client, except that between attorney and client, shall not constitute grounds for failure to report.