Child Fatalities
Florida Resources

Florida Statute
Florida Statute Ch 383.402 Child Abuse Death Review Committees
Administrative Code
Florida Administrative Code - 65C-30.020 Child Deaths
Florida Administrative Code - 65C-30.021 Child Death Reviews
DCF Operating Procedure
CFOP 175-10 - Child Fatality Investigative Response (8/25/14)
CFOP 175-17 - Child Fatality Review Procedures (3/3/11)
CFOP 170-4 - Child Maltreatment Index (2/25/16)
CFOP 175-70 - Funeral Arrangements for Children in Foster Care (3/13/00)
CFOP 215-7 - Child Fatality Notification Requirements (5/13/14)
DCF Memorandum
Protective Investigations-Child Death Protocol Memo (May'07)
Child Death Review Protocol Memo (Nov'07)
Release of Records to Child Abuse Death Review Committees Memo (Sep'09)
Revised Operating Procedure for Investigation and Review of Child Deaths (Mar'11)
Transparency and Consistency in Incident Reporting (5/22/14)
Florida Child Fatality Information
Casey Family Programs - Review of Child Fatalities Reported to the Florida DCF (Oct, 2013)
Child Death/Injury Interview and Documentation Guide (FDLE)
Child Abuse Death Review-Perpetrator Risk Factor Study
Child Fatality Trend Analysis 2007-2013 (Jan, 2014)
DCF Child Fatality Prevention Website
Florida Department of Health
Guidelines for the State and Local Teams
CADR Committee Website
Local CADR Teams
Annual Reports
Child Death Review Case Reporting Form (Jan'10, National Center for CDR)
Child Death Review Case Reporting Form: Systems Manual (Guide)
"Learning Opportunities" Series
Learning Opportunities #01-2011 and Memo (Apr'11)

National Resources

National Center for Child Death Reviews
National Center on Child Fatality Review (Inter-Agency Council on Child Abuse and Neglect)
A Program Manual for Child Death Review (NatlCenter for Ch Dealth Review, 2005)
Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities: Statistics and Interventions (CWIG, 2014)
Child Maltreatment Fatalities- Risk Factors and Lessons Learned - Includes Bibliography (SanDiegoSSW, 2012)
Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities (CECANF)
Investigating Child Fatalities- A Portable Guides to Investigating Child Abuse(OJJDP, 2005)
National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome
Sudden Unexpected Infant Death and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (CDC)
State Secrecy and Child Deaths in the US (Children's Advocacy Institute, 2008)
Within Our Reach: A National Strategy to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities (CECANF Final Report, 2016)