3701-67-02 Child fatality review boards.

(A) In accordance with sections 307.621 and 307.622 of the Revised Code, each county in Ohio shall establish a CFR board or join a regional CFR board for the purpose of reviewing the deaths of children residing in that county.

(B) The purpose of the CFR board is to decrease the incidence of preventable child deaths by doing all of the following:

(1) Promoting cooperation, collaboration and communication between all groups, professions, agencies, or entities that serve families and children.

(2) Maintaining a comprehensive database of all child deaths that occur in the county or region served by the CFR board in order to develop an understanding of the causes and incidence of those deaths.

(3) Recommending and developing plans for implementing local service and program changes to the groups, professions, agencies or entities that serve families and children that might prevent child deaths.

(4) Advising the Ohio department of health of aggregate data, trends and patterns concerning child deaths.

Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 06/07/2016 and 06/01/2021
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3701.045
Rule Amplifies: 307.621, 307.622, 307.623, 3701.045
Prior Effective Dates: 6/28/2001