OAR 413-017-0085
CIRT Final Reports


Each CIRT must submit a final report to the Department and share the report to the Department’s public website.
(a) Timelines for the final report:
(A) The final report must be submitted to the Department no later than the 100th day following the date the Department appointed a CIRT.
(B) The Department must publish the final report on the Department’s website no later than 10 days after the department receives the report from a CIRT.
(C) The Department director has the discretion to extend the timeline for sharing the final report to the public website when:
(i) The report, even if modified, will compromise a law enforcement agency investigation; and
(ii) The public interest does not outweigh the potential consequences of disclosure.
(b) When sharing the final report has been delayed, the Department must provide the following information on the public website:
(A) The status of an expected publication date for the final report;
(B) Any information the Department determines will not compromise a law enforcement agency investigation;
(C) Any information that does not require redaction.
(2) Components of a CIRT final report.
(a) CIRT final reports must be written in a manner that respects the dignity of the child, the child’s family and those involved in the critical incident case and must also include:
(A) The date the Department first became aware of the critical incident and, if different, the date the critical incident was assigned for a CPS assessment;
(B) A description of the critical incident;
(C) The CPS assessment disposition specific to the critical incident as required in ORS 419B.026 (Required findings for investigation conducted under ORS 419B.020) and the date the disposition was determined;
(D) The date the Department’s director or designee assigned a CIRT;
(E) The date a CIRT submitted the final report to the Department;
(F) Whether members of the public were appointed to a CIRT;
(G) The number of meetings held and dates of the meetings;
(H) The number of participants at each meeting;
(I) A description of all Department contacts related to the critical incident including all contacts with the deceased child, the deceased child’s siblings or the deceased child’s parents, foster parents or other caretakers.
(J) A description of relevant alleged abuse of other children in the deceased child’s home at the time of the critical incident;
(K) A description of relevant prior Department reports regarding the deceased child, deceased child’s siblings or the deceased child’s parent, foster parents or other care takers which must include including:
(i) A summary of the specific nature of any abuse allegations;
(ii) A summary of the Department’s assessment activities related to any allegations of abuse;
The disposition of the reports, including whether the reports were assigned for assessment or investigations.
(L) A description of any concerns the team has regarding actions taken or not taken by the Department or law enforcement agencies in response to the critical incident or events that led to the critical incident.
(b) A CIRT final report must not include:
(A) Confidential information that may not be disclosed to the public pursuant to state or federal law; and
(B) The names of any person assigned to the team or any personally identifiable information regarding any person involved in the critical incident case, including but not limited to employees of the Department, the Oregon Health Authority or law enforcement.
Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

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