Report 2011-101.1 Recommendation 19 Responses

Report 2011-101.1: Child Welfare Services: California Can and Must Provide Better Protection and Support for Abused and Neglected Children (Release Date: October 2011)

Recommendation #19 To: Social Services, Department of

To ensure that they report all requisite child deaths to Social Services and investigate all child deaths involving abuse or neglect, county CWS agencies should annually reconcile their child death information with other reliable information on child deaths, such as county child death review team data.

1-Year Agency Response

Social Services agrees that county CWS agencies should reconcile their child death information with other reliable information on child deaths, such as county child death review team data. Social Services issued a notice in September 2012 to all counties encouraging them to do so. (See 2013-406, p. 121)

  • Response Date: November 2012

California State Auditor's Assessment of 1-Year Status: Fully Implemented


All Recommendations in 2011-101.1

Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.


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