Presentation on theme: "Quarterly VPC Supervisors’ Forum: Child Safety Ann Ahlstrom"— Presentation transcript:
Quarterly VPC Supervisors’ Forum: Child Safety Ann Ahlstrom firstname.lastname@example.org
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 626.556 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 243.166 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.