2020 Annual Report: Child Fatality and Near Fatality External Review Panel (PDF - 3,863 KB)
Kentucky Child Fatality and Near Fatality External Review Panel (2020)
Reviews child fatalities and near fatalities due to child abuse or neglect in Kentucky and offers recommendations for more effectively preventing and responding to child deaths.
Child Fatality and Near Fatality Protocol (PDF - 277 KB)
County of San Diego (2021)
Presents information for child welfare workers in San Diego for how to determine and define child maltreatment fatalities and near fatalities as well as how to report and respond to these incidents.
Child Fatality Protocol Handbook (PDF - 320 KB)
Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (2020)
Provides a statewide model for best practices for reviewing child fatality cases and provides task-specific details.
Child Fatality Response (PDF - 117 KB)
State of Florida Department of Children and Families (2018)
Provides operating procedures for notification, collaboration, consultation, and investigative activities specific to child fatality investigations in the State of Florida.
Do Prior Maltreatment Reports Serve as a Risk Factor for Child Fatalities?
Casey Family Programs (2020)
Presents a research study examining if there is a connection between nonfatal maltreatment allegations and child fatalities in children under 5 years old.
Eliminating Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities in Missouri (PDF - 1,454 KB)
Child Fatality Review Panel Subcommittee on Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities (2021)
Reviews cases of children whose deaths were the result of child abuse and neglect in Missouri and aims to identify processes to decrease preventable child fatalities.
Maryland State Child Fatality Review (CFR) Team
Maryland Department of Health
Details the role of the Maryland State Child Fatality Review Team, which is a multidisciplinary team that works to understand child deaths in the State and prevent future child maltreatment fatalities.
Within Our Reach: Putting Community Action at the Heart of Systems Change
Describes the implementation of the Child Safety Forward program in Clark County, IN. This program works to reduce serious injuries and fatalities caused by child maltreatment. Program initiatives include safe-sleep strategies to address the risk to infants and a firearm education program to help prevent child firearm deaths.