Quarterly Summaries of Child Fatalities/Near Fatalities

Act 146 of 2006 went into effect on May 8, 2007. A major provision of this law requires that the department prepare a non-identifying summary for the governor and the General Assembly of findings for each case of substantiated child abuse or neglect that has resulted in a child fatality or near fatality. These summaries are provided on a quarterly basis. The following summaries are being provided in accordance with this law. Quarterly summaries will be provided based on the following time frames:

• Summaries of child fatalities/near fatalities substantiated between Jan. 1 and March 31 will be posted by June 30.
• Summaries of child fatalities/near fatalities substantiated between April 1 and June 30 will be posted by Sept. 30.
• Summaries of child fatalities/near fatalities substantiated between July 1 and Sept. 30 will be posted by Dec. 31.
• Summaries of child fatalities/near fatalities substantiated between Oct. 1 and Decr 31 will be posted by March 31.

Prior to 2016, the Annual Child Abuse Report included the fourth quarter summaries, as well as a compilation of the summaries for the first three quarters of the respective year with appropriate updates

 

2019 Quarterly Summaries of Child Fatalities and Near Fatalities:

2018 Quarterly Summaries of Child Fatalities and Near Fatalities:

2017 Quarterly Summaries of Child Fatalities and Near Fatalities:

2016 Quarterly Summaries of Child Fatalities and Near Fatalities:

2015 Quarterly Summaries of Child Fatalities and Near Fatalities:

2014 Quarterly Summaries of Child Fatalities and Near Fatalities:

2013 Quarterly Summaries of Child Fatalities and Near Fatalities:

2012 Quarterly Summaries of Child Fatalities and Near Fatalities:

2011 Quarterly Summaries of Child Fatalities and Near Fataltites: