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File #: 18-4766    Version: 1 Name: 2018 Mecklenburg County Child Fatality Prevention and Protection Team Annual Report
Type: Advisory Committee Reports Status: Advisory Committee Reports
File created: 6/5/2018 In control: Social Services
On agenda: 6/19/2018 Final action:
Title: : 2018 Mecklenburg County Child Fatality Prevention and Protection Team Annual Report
Sponsors: Shelia Lagrone
Attachments: 1. Child Fatality Prevention Presentation.pdf, 2. 2018 CFPPT Annual Report BOCC Final
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Title:
2018 Mecklenburg County Child Fatality Prevention and Protection Team Annual Report

Summary
ACTION:
Receive annual report of the Mecklenburg County Child Fatality Prevention and Protection Team

Staff Contact: Peggy Eagan, Director of Department of Social Services
Bob Simmons, Council for Children's Rights
Mecklenburg County Child Fatality Prevention and Protection Team


Presentation: Yes


BACKGROUND/JUSTIFICATION:
ยง 7B-1406. Community Child Protection Teams; Child Fatality Prevention Teams; creation and duties.
(a) Community Child Protection Teams are established in every county of the State. Each Community Child Protection Team shall:
(1) Review, in accordance with the procedures established by the director of the county department of social services under G.S. 7B-1409:
a. Selected active cases in which children are being served by child protective services; and
b. Cases in which a child died as a result of suspected abuse or neglect, and
1. A report of abuse or neglect has been made about the child or the child's family to the county department of social services within the previous 12 months, or
2. The child or the child's family was a recipient of child protective services within the previous 12 months.
(2) Submit annually to the board of county commissioners recommendations, if any, and advocate for system improvements and needed resources where gaps and deficiencies may exist. In addition, each Community Child Protection Team may review the records of all additional child fatalities and report findings in connection with these reviews to the Team Coordinator.
(b) Any Community Child Protection Team that determines it will not review additional child fatalities shall notify the Team Coordinator. In accordance with the plan established under G.S. 7B-1408(1),
a separate Child Fatality Prevention Team shall be established in that county to conduct these reviews. Each Child Fatality Prevention Team shall:
(1) Review the records of ...

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