Investigation Response

Section 2 Overview

Section 2 focuses on intake, or the point of entry for a family. The information in this section will assist staff in understanding the procedures throughout the entire intake process, from initial contact with the Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline Unit (CANHU), through the process of an investigation or family assessment. Completing a thorough family assessment or investigation will help staff identify the service needs of the family.

Chapter 4 Overview

This chapter contains information pertaining to Child Abuse/Neglect (CA/N) reports that are screened as investigations and the process county staff members should follow in response to the report.

Table of Contents

Attachments:

Attachment A:
SAFE-CARE (Sexual Assault Forensic Examination- Child Abuse Resource and Education ) Network
Attachment B:
Videotaping of CA/N Victims
Attachment C:
Courtesy Requests
Attachment D:
Reporter Contact
Attachment E:
Decision Making - Investigative Conclusion Guidelines
Attachment F:
Safety Analysis and Risk Assessments - was Deleted per CD05-72 dated 12-9-05
See Section 2 Chapter 9 Safety Analysis and Risk Assessment.
Attachment G:
Collection of Evidence
Attachment H:
Guidelines for Letter to Suspected Perpetrator Regarding Delayed Notification of CA/N Status Determination Rescinded by Memo CD14-54
Attachment I:
Indicators of Physical Violence in the Home
Attachment J:
Meth Lab Emergency Response Protocol
Attachment K:
Moved to Section 2 Chapter 8.3.1 per CD05-31 dated 5-31-05 (Guidelines for Letter to School Districts on Reports Concluded as Home Schooling).
Attachment L:
Preponderance of Evidence
Attachment M:
Intensive In-Home Services (IIS)
Attachment N:
Child Fatality Review Panels
Attachment O:
Deleted per CD05-34 dated 5-23-05 - See Section 7 Chapter 4.3.9 Baby Doe Cases
Attachment P:
Deleted per CD05-34 dated 5-23-05 - See Section 2 Chapter 4.5.1 CANRB Guidelines
Attachment Q:
Deleted per CD05-34 dated 5-23-05 - See Section 2 Chapter 4.1.11 Inappropriate Report Conclusion Code (G)
Attachment R:
Deleted per CD05-34 dated 5-23-05 - See Section 7 Chapter 28 Physical Abuse
Attachment S:
Deleted per CD05-34 dated 5-23-05 - See Section 7 Chapter 29 Sexual Abuse
Attachment T:
Deleted per CD05-34 dated 5-23-05 - See Section 7 Chapter 30 Neglect
Attachment U:
Deleted per CD05-34 dated 5-23-05 - See Section 7 Chapter 31 Medical Neglect
Attachment V:
Deleted per CD05-34 dated 5-23-05 - See Section 7 Chapter 32 Educational Neglect
Attachment W:
Deleted per CD05-34 dated 5-23-05 - See Section 7 Chapter 33 Emotional Abuse
Attachment X:
Deleted per CD05-34 dated 5-23-05 - See Section 2 Chapter 4 Attachment L Preponderance of Evidence

Chapter Memoranda History: (prior to 1/31/07)

Memoranda History:

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