When a screener receives a report that a child is identified as a substance affected infant, the screener must:
Ask the reporter whether a plan of care has been developed; and
Ask the reporter whether the substance affected infant and family were referred to Services.
When a screener receives a report of a missing child or young adult on an open CPS assessment or open Child Welfare case, the screener must, if the child or young adult is in substitute care and the reporter is the caregiver, inform the reporter they must report information about the missing child or young adult to law enforcement and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
When a screener receives a report of a fatality, the screener must consult with a screening supervisor.
When a screener receives duplicate information (same alleged victim, same alleged perpetrator, same allegation of abuse, and same incident dates), the screener must:
Inform the reporter that a new screening report will not be documented because the information has already been received; and
Provide the reporter with the assigned caseworker’s name and phone number.(5) When a screener has reasonable cause to believe the alleged perpetrator is an employee of any program, office, or division of the Department or OYA, the screener must consult with a screening supervisor.