Investigation Process

Investigation Results

  • Central Registry

    After the investigation, certain individuals are placed on the Central Registry. Learn more about the registry and request clearance.

  • Disposition and Structured Decision Making

    The Child Protection Law requires MDHHS to use structured decision making (SDM) tools to determine safety of children, risk of future harm to a child, and the needs of the family. SDM promotes consistent, reliable, valid decisions from worker to worker and office to office.