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NCJ Number: 152532 Find in a Library
Title: Recommendations of the Child Fatality Review Advisory Workgroup
Corporate Author: US Dept of Health and Human Services
Public Health Service
Maternal and Child Health Bureau
United States of Americ
Date Published: 1993
Page Count: 33
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
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Document: PDF
Type: Legislation/Policy Analysis
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This report summarizes the findings and recommendations of a multidisciplinary committee formed in March 1992 by the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services to facilitate the systematic development and expansion of a child fatality review structure at the State and local levels.
Abstract: The committee consisted of representatives of Federal departments and agencies administering child abuse and neglect programs, national organizations concerned with the issue, and experts already involved in implementing fatality review teams. The recommendations emphasized the development and implementation of fatality review teams, model standards, protocols, the training of review team members, information sharing, cultural sensitivity, model legislation, evaluation, financing, confidentiality, and the Federal leadership role. List of committee members
Main Term(s): Juvenile victims
Index Term(s): Child abuse detection; Child fatalities; Child protection laws; Death investigations
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