ORS 418.751¹
Training and education for persons investigating child abuse

(1) The Department of Human Services, as provided in ORS 418.702 (Training and continuing education for mandatory reporters), and the Department of Justice shall ensure that training and education are provided for persons, other than law enforcement officers, who are required to investigate allegations of child abuse. The Department of Human Services and the Department of Justice shall consult with the State Commission on Children and Families in assessing the grant funding that might be distributed to enhance and support training and continuing education for the county multidisciplinary child abuse teams.

(2) The Department of Human Services and the Department of Justice shall work with the Board on Public Safety Standards and Training to ensure that the training that is offered to persons under subsection (1) of this section and ORS 418.702 (Training and continuing education for mandatory reporters) is coordinated with the training given to law enforcement officers. [1993 c.637 §§6,12; 2001 c.624 §5; 2005 c.562 §8]

Note: See note under 418.746 (Child Abuse Multidisciplinary Intervention Account).

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Liability of private individual for reporting suspected child abuse, (1978) Vol 38, p 2039

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Inspec­tion of child abuse records by Governor and Attorney General, (1979) Vol 40, p 96

Law Review Cita­tions

25 WLR 230 (1989)

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Notes of Decisions

Where plaintiffs brought ac­tion under 42 U.S.C. 1983 alleging viola­tion of federal civil rights after defendant Children's Services Division employees removed plaintiffs' child from home following reports of abuse, CSD workers entitled to absolute immunity in investiga­tion, taking child into custody and keeping plaintiffs from visiting child. Tennyson v. Children's Services Division, 308 Or 80, 775 P2d 1365 (1989)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 418—Child Welfare Services, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors418.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 418, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­418ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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