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§ 7B‑1408.  ChildFatality Prevention Team Coordinator; duties.

The Child Fatality PreventionTeam Coordinator shall serve as liaison between the State Team and the LocalTeams that review records of additional child fatalities and shall providetechnical assistance to these Local Teams. The Team Coordinator shall:

(1)        Develop a plan toestablish Local Teams that review the records of additional child fatalities ineach county.

(2)        Develop modeloperating procedures for these Local Teams that address when public meetingsshould be held, what items should be addressed in public meetings, whatinformation may be released in written reports, and any other information theTeam Coordinator considers necessary.

(3)        Provide structuredtraining for these Local Teams at the time of their establishment, andcontinuing technical assistance thereafter.

(4)        Provide statisticalinformation on all child deaths occurring in each county to the appropriateLocal Team, and assure that all child deaths in a county are assessed throughthe multidisciplinary system.

(5)        Monitor the work ofthese Local Teams.

(6)        Receive reports offindings, and other reports that the Team Coordinator may require, from theseLocal Teams.

(7)        Report theaggregated findings of these Local Teams to each Local Team that reviews therecords of additional child fatalities and to the State Team.

(8)        Evaluate the impactof local efforts to identify problems and make changes. (1993,c. 321, s. 285(a); 1998‑202, s. 6.)