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Child abuse needs to be reported, especially for institutions receiving any public funding. If you see bruises, welts, etc, report this to the authorities first. If you suspect abuse but have not seen anything physical, consider your options. Discussing with the parent might be a good way to confirm this, but doing so could put the child at risk. Use your best judgment, especially if the child is old enough to discuss this maturely and honestly themselves