ORS 418.782¹
Definitions for ORS 418.746 to 418.796

As used in ORS 418.746 (Child Abuse Multidisciplinary Intervention Account) to 418.796 (Authority of council to solicit and accept contributions):

(1) "Child abuse" means "abuse" as defined by ORS 419B.005 (Definitions).

(2) "Child abuse medical assessment" means an assessment by or under the direction of a licensed physician or other licensed health care professional trained in the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of child abuse. "Child abuse medical assessment" includes the taking of a thorough medical history, a complete physical examination and an interview for the purpose of making a medical diagnosis, determining whether or not the child has been abused and identifying the appropriate treatment or referral for follow-up for the child.

(3) "Community assessment center" means a neutral, child-sensitive community-based facility or service provider to which a child from the community may be referred to receive a thorough child abuse medical assessment for the purpose of determining whether the child has been abused or neglected.

(4) "Regional assessment center" means a facility operated by a community assessment center that provides child abuse medical assessments, assistance with difficult or complex child abuse medical assessments, education, training, consultation, technical assistance and referral services for community assessment centers or county multidisciplinary child abuse teams in a region or regions designated by the administrator of the Child Abuse Multidisciplinary Intervention Program. [1991 c.898 §2; 1993 c.546 §105; 1993 c.622 §8; 1997 c.872 §33; 1997 c.873 §32; 2005 c.562 §10]

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

Chapter 418

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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