The Case for Differential Response from a Carver County Minn. Child Protection Manager
As a program manager in a Minnesota County with 14 years of experience with Differential Response, I am writing to point out some of the benefits we have found in our implementation of the program, and to suggest that the problems identified in The Imprint can be avoided.
Not For Your Consideration
Minnesota responds to three in ten reports of child abuse. Could a policy that precludes consideration of prior allegations be to blame? Faced with serious concerns about its response to reports of child abuse, Minnesota’s Department of Human Services (DHS) will consider amending a critical line in its guidance on child abuse screening this summer.