Oregon Department of Human Services

Rule Rule 407-047-0400
Investigations in Child Care: Purpose and Scope

The Department receives reports of abuse of children and screens them to determine the response required under ORS chapter 419B. The purpose of these rules, OAR 407-047-0400 (Investigations in Child Care: Purpose and Scope) through 407-047-0520 (Investigations in Child Care: Lay Representative), is to describe:
(1) The circumstances under which the Office of Training, Investigations and Safety (OTIS) is responsible to respond to a report of child abuse of a child involving a caregiver, household member, contractor, or volunteer of a child care;
(2) The requirements for screening and investigating a report of alleged child abuse received by the Department effective June 1, 2020 that is the responsibility of OTIS; and
(3) The requirement to provide respondents with notice and the right to request a contested case hearing.

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