Establishment and Maintenance of Central Registries for Child Abuse or Neglect Reports - Colorado

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Establishment

Citation: Rev. Stat. § 19-3-313.5

The State Department of Social Services shall maintain the records and reports of child abuse and neglect.

Purpose

Citation: Rev. Stat. § 19-3-313.5

Records or reports may be used for purposes of employment checks or other background checks unless it is determined that a report is to be unsubstantiated or false.

The State department may maintain such records and reports in case files for assisting in determinations of future risk and safety assessments.

Contents

Citation: Rev. Stat. § 19-3-313.5

The State department shall provide reliable, accurate, and timely information concerning records and reports of child abuse or neglect.

Maintenance

Citation: Rev. Stat. § 19-3-313.5

The State department shall provide training to county departments to achieve consistency and standardization in entering data into computer systems maintaining information related to records and reports of child abuse or neglect.