Child Death, Near Death and Stillbirth Commission
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  • Identify and triage cases for review.
  • Prepare and review child death and near-death cases that meet the statutory criteria for review.
  • Make recommendations to decrease child mortality.
  • Collect and analyze data related to child deaths and near deaths.
  • Issue annual reports and expedited review reports outlining recommendations and data.

Collaboration with the Child Protection Accountability Commission through semi-annual joint meetings has led to the implementation of the following subcommittees:

  • Caseloads/Workloads
  • CAPTA disclosure of child fatalities/near fatalities caused by abuse/neglect
  • Delaware Code Changes/Standardized Definitions of Abuse/Neglect
  • Multi-disciplinary use of history in decision making
  • Safe Sleeping Practices/SIDS
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