Relates directly to and specifically negates all allegations in the screening report; and
Is considered on the basis of the objectivity of the individual providing the information and the quality of the information.
The exception in section (1) of this rule is not permitted and a CPS assessment must be completed when the CPS worker has already made contact with the parent, caregiver, or alleged victim, unless the parent, caregiver, or alleged victim is the original reporter.
The criteria outlined in the “Exception to Completing CPS Assessment Activities” procedure are met.(3) The CPS worker must document any exceptions granted under this rule in the Child Welfare electronic information system and explain the basis for the exception.