Presentation on theme: "Quarterly VPC Supervisors’ Forum: Child Safety Ann Ahlstrom"— Presentation transcript:
Quarterly VPC Supervisors’ Forum: Child Safety Ann Ahlstrom
Reporting by corrections/probation Same standard as for any mandated reporter “knows or has reason to believe” Includes all types of maltreatment –Threatened injury may be most common report
Threatened injury at subd. 2 (l) Statement, overt act, condition, or status Represents a substantial risk of physical or sexual abuse or mental injury
Threatened injury Includes exposing a child to a person responsible for the child’s care who has: –Subject a child or failed to protect a child from egregious harm –Found to be palpably unfit –Has previous involuntary TPR –Has previous involuntary TPLPC
Threatened injury: Past conduct toward a child which includes: Death of child by murder, manslaughter, or criminal vehicular homicide CSC against a child + prostitution, solicitation, inducement, promotion Felony assault against a child Any act toward or neglect of a child that resulted in substantial bodily harm to the child
Notice from Corrections to CP HF 1, Article 3, Section 17 amended chapter 244 as follows: A corrections agency supervising an offender required to register as a predatory offender under section shall notify the appropriate child protection agency before authorizing the offender to live in a household where children are residing. Agencies are encouraged to discuss what the appropriate response is to such notices is with their county attorneys.