The Use of Safety and Risk Assessment in Child Protection Cases - Guam

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Safety Assessment

This issue is not addressed in the statutes and regulations reviewed.

Safety Decisions and Safety Planning

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Risk Assessment

Citation: Ann. Code Tit. 19, § 13209

Upon receipt of each report of suspected child abuse or neglect, Child Protective Services shall commence within a reasonable time, but no later than 72 hours, an appropriate investigation. The investigation shall include a determination of the risk of such child or children if they continue to remain in the existing home environment as well as a determination of the nature, extent, and cause of any condition enumerated in the report.

Family Strengths and Needs Assessment to Determine Service Needs

This issue is not addressed in the statutes and regulations reviewed.

Ongoing Assessment to Evaluate Progress on the Service Plan

This issue is not addressed in the statutes and regulations reviewed.

Assessment for Reunification and/or Case Closure

This issue is not addressed in the statutes and regulations reviewed.