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Message ID: 8252
Date: 2009-09-16

Author:Rhenda Hodnett

Subject:Re: indicated reports vs unfounded reports

This line of thinking would also be supported by the Structured Decision Making risk assessment (which we are using in Louisiana) since unfounded reports are counted as well in determining risk level for future maltreatment.



Rhenda H. Hodnett, MSW, LCSW

Director Prevention & Protection Services

DSS/Office of Community Services

627 N. Fourth Street, P. O. Box 3318

Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70821

225-342-4013

rhodnett@dss.state.la.us





>>> 09/15/09 10:00 PM >>>

Immediate thought:

Existence of previous reports is considered a risk factor, whether formally or as something that tends to influence the person making the risk determination.

Sheri McMahon





From: Todd McDonald

Sent: Tuesday, September 15, 2009 4:48 PM

To: Child Maltreatment Researchers

Subject: indicated reports vs unfounded reports





Dear list members. Does anyone know if unfounded cases of abuse or neglect are as at risk for problems down the road compared with indicated cases? Are these children just as vulnerable?



Todd















This line of thinking would also be supported by the Structured Decision Making risk assessment (which we are using in Louisiana) since unfounded reports are counted as well in determining risk level for future maltreatment.



Rhenda H. Hodnett, MSW, LCSW

Director Prevention & Protection Services

DSS/Office of Community Services

627 N. Fourth Street, P. O. Box 3318

Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70821

225-342-4013

rhodnettdss.state.la.us





>>> 09/15/09 10:00 PM >>>

Immediate thought:

Existence of previous reports is considered a risk factor, whether formally or as something that tends to influence the person making the risk determination.

Sheri McMahon





From: Todd McDonald

Sent: Tuesday, September 15, 2009 4:48 PM

To: Child Maltreatment Researchers

Subject: indicated reports vs unfounded reports





Dear list members. Does anyone know if unfounded cases of abuse or neglect are as at risk for problems down the road compared with indicated cases? Are these children just as vulnerable?



Todd