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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. § 4923)
  • § 4923. Reporting

    The Commissioner shall publish an annual report regarding reports of child abuse and neglect no later than June 30, for the previous year. The report shall include:

    (1) The number of reports accepted as valid allegations of child abuse or neglect.

    (2) The number of reports that resulted in an investigative response; particularly:

    (A) the number of investigations that resulted in a substantiation;

    (B) the types of maltreatment substantiated;

    (C) the relationship of the perpetrator to the victim, by category; and

    (D) the gender and age group of the substantiated victims.

    (3) The number of reports that resulted in an assessment response; particularly:

    (A) the general types of maltreatment alleged in cases that received an assessment response; and

    (B) the number of assessments that resulted in the recommendation of services.

    (4) Trend information over a five-year period. Beginning with the adoption of the assessment response and continuing over the next five years, the report shall explain the impact of the assessment response on statistical reporting. (Added 2007, No. 168 (Adj. Sess.), § 19.)