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Governor's Task Force on Child Abuse & Neglect

The Governor's Task Force is a multidisciplinary task force from across the State of Michigan driven to improve the handling of Child Abuse and Neglect cases. Working under the Executive Order, the Task Force is charged with:

  1. Review and evaluate State investigative, administrative and both civil and criminal judicial handling of cases of child abuse and neglect, including child sexual abuse and exploitation, as well as cases involving suspected child maltreatment related fatalities and cases involving a potential combination of jurisdictions, such as intrastate, interstate, Federal-State, and State-Tribal; and
  2. Make policy and training recommendations in each of the categories described below. The Task Force may make such other comments and recommendations as are considered relevant and useful.

2024 GTFCAN General Meetings Schedule

Thursday, February 22, 2024, from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. web-based through remote electronic access in this notice.

Thursday, May 23, 2024, from 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at the Hall of Justice, 925 W. Ottawa St., Lansing, MI

Thursday, August 29, 2024, from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. web-based through remote electronic access

Thursday, November 14, 2024, from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. web-based through remote electronic access.

Training

Child Abuse Training Services (CATS)

The Prosecuting Attorneys Association of Michigan provides cross-professional training in the area of child abuse investigation, focusing on effective interviewing of children.
Child Abuse Training Services (CATS)

Children's Advocacy Centers of Michigan

Children's Advocacy Centers of Michigan

SCAO Child Welfare Training Schedule

State Court Administrative Office-Child Welfare Services training schedule.
SCAO Child Welfare Training Schedule

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About Us

About Us

Meeting Minutes

Meeting Minutes

Protocols and Resources

Protocols and Resources

Task Force Members

Task Force Members

Annual Conference

Annual Conference