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2.1A.4 CAPTA, Assurances and Requirements, Access to Child Abuse and Neglect Information, Public disclosure

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Question Number 3:
09/14/2012 - Current
QuestionOne State has child fatality review panels that are charged with the review and evaluation of child fatalities and near fatalities in the State. In this process, they evaluate the extent to which the agency is effectively discharging its child protection responsibilities. The child fatality review panels publish an annual report that includes information, findings and recommendations on each case, and this report is made public. Would this process meet the requirement in section 106(b)(2)(B)(x) for public disclosure of findings or information about cases of child abuse or neglect that result in child fatality or near fatality?
Answer*If the minimum information that must be released per section 2.1A.4, Q/A #8 of the CWPM is included in the report, this process would meet the CAPTA requirement.
Source/Date*ACYF-NCCAN-PIQ-97-03 (9/26/97); updated 9/27/11; 9/12/12
Legal and Related ReferencesChild Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA), as amended (42 U.S.C. 5101 et seq.) - section 106(b)(2)(B)(x)

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09/27/2011 - 09/14/2012
Question*One State has child fatality review panels that are charged with the review and evaluation of child fatalities and near fatalities in the State. In this process, they evaluate the extent to which the agency is effectively discharging its child protection responsibilities. The child fatality review panels publish an annual report that includes information, findings and recommendations on each case, and this report is made public. Would this process meet the requirement in section 106(b)(2)(B)(x) for public disclosure of findings or information about cases of child abuse or neglect that result in child fatality or near fatality?
Answer*Yes. This process allows for public disclosure in such cases and would meet the CAPTA requirement.
Source/Date*ACYF-NCCAN-PIQ-97-03 (9/26/97); updated 9/27/11
Legal and Related References*Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA), as amended (42 U.S.C. 5101 et seq.) - section 106(b)(2)(B)(x)

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04/17/2006 - 09/27/2011
Question*One State has child fatality review panels that are charged with the review and evaluation of child fatalities and near fatalities in the State. In this process, they evaluate the extent to which the agency is effectively discharging its child protection responsibilities. The child fatality review panels publish an annual report that includes information, findings and recommendations on each case, and this report is made public. Would this process meet the requirement in section 106(b)(2)(A)(x) for public disclosure of findings or information about cases of child abuse or neglect that result in child fatality or near fatality?
AnswerYes. This process allows for public disclosure in such cases and would meet the CAPTA requirement.
Source/Date*ACYF-NCCAN-PIQ-97-03 (9/26/97); updated 2/3/05
Legal and Related References*Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA), as amended (42 U.S.C. 5101 et seq.) - section 106(b)(2)(A)(x)

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02/03/2005 - 04/17/2006
QuestionOne State has child fatality review panels that are charged with the review and evaluation of child fatalities and near fatalities in the State. In this process, they evaluate the extent to which the agency is effectively discharging its child protection responsibilities. The child fatality review panels publish an annual report that includes information, findings and recommendations on each case, and this report is made public. Would this process meet the requirement in section 106 (b)(2)(vi) for public disclosure of findings or information about cases of child abuse or neglect that result in child fatality or near fatality?
AnswerYes. This process allows for public disclosure in such cases and would meet the CAPTA requirement.
Source/Date*ACYF-NCCAN-PIQ-97-03 (9/26/97) (updated 2/3/05)
Legal and Related ReferencesChild Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA), as amended (42 U.S.C. 5101 et seq.) - section 106

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09/15/2000 - 02/03/2005 (Original Record)
QuestionOne State has child fatality review panels that are charged with the review and evaluation of child fatalities and near fatalities in the State. In this process, they evaluate the extent to which the agency is effectively discharging its child protection responsibilities. The child fatality review panels publish an annual report that includes information, findings and recommendations on each case, and this report is made public. Would this process meet the requirement in section 106 (b)(2)(vi) for public disclosure of findings or information about cases of child abuse or neglect that result in child fatality or near fatality?
AnswerYes. This process allows for public disclosure in such cases and would meet the CAPTA requirement.
Source/DateACYF-NCCAN-PIQ-97-03 (9/26/97)
Legal and Related ReferencesChild Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA), as amended (42 U.S.C. 5101 et seq.) - section 106

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