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Child Protection Ombudsman Rules Work Group

Director Reggie Bicha has appointed a work group to develop the Child Protection Ombudsman rules. This is the third year of the operation of the Child Protection Ombudsman program, and now that the program is established, it is an optimal time to establish rules for the program.  As valued partners in the child protection system, Director Bicha would like to invite you to participate in this process. 


Meeting Schedule

November 8, 2013 from 1 p.m to 4:30 p.m.
October 10, 2013 from 9 a.m. to Noon
September 26, 2013 from 9 a.m. to Noon
September 5, 2013 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m


The Child Protection Ombudsman Advisory Committee has been appointed by Director Bicha to comprise the work group, however these meetings are open to the public and opportunities to provide input will be available. The Department is hoping to involve all stakeholders in this process.


A preliminary meeting of the Rules Work Group was held on August 9, 2013 to discuss the logistics for the group, specifically the meeting times and general process.  Draft minutes of this meeting are here.


Documents from 09-05-13 Meeting

Documents from 09-26-2013 Meeting

Documents from 10-10-2013 Meeting

Documents from Nov Meeting