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Title 33 : Human Services

Chapter 049 : CHILD WELFARE SERVICES

Subchapter 002 : REPORTING ABUSE OF CHILDREN

(Cite as: 33 V.S.A. § 4918)
  • § 4918. Multidisciplinary teams; functions; guidelines

    (a) Multidisciplinary teams shall assist local district offices of the Department in identifying and treating child abuse or neglect cases. With respect to any case referred to it, the team may assist the district office by providing:

    (1) case diagnosis or identification;

    (2) a comprehensive treatment plan; and

    (3) coordination of services pursuant to the treatment plan.

    (b) Multidisciplinary teams may also provide public informational and educational services to the community about identification, treatment, and prevention of child abuse and neglect. They shall also foster communication and cooperation among professionals and organizations in their community and provide such recommendations or changes in service delivery as they deem necessary. (Added 1981, No. 207 (Adj. Sess.), § 1, eff. April 25, 1982; amended 2007, No. 168 (Adj. Sess.), § 14; 2021, No. 20, § 336.)