FCASPL 20 (Protocol for Reviewing Child Deaths)
Family, Children and Adult Services Procedure Letter No. 20
April 1, 1998
TO: Directors, County Department of Human Services Executive Secretaries, County Children Services Boards
FROM: Kathryn T. Glynn, Director
SUBJECT: Protocol for Reviewing Child Deaths

The enclosed document represents the combined efforts of the Ohio Department of Human Services (ODHS) and the State Child Fatality Review Committee.

The Protocol for Reviewing Child Deaths can be voluntarily used by any public children service agency (PCSA). Use of the protocol is not mandated by state statute nor Administrative code rule. Those PCSAs choosing to utilize the voluntary protocol will receive the necessary support from district and central office staff.

Any questions regarding information contained in this procedure letter or the enclosed protocol should be directed to Jean A. Schafer, Chief, Bureau of Compliance and Review at (614) 466-9824.