What happens when a new report is received on an open referral?
If a new report is received while there is an open referral, a new report must be generated and determined to be valid or not. The only exception is when new information is learned within 5 days of receiving the original report and constitutes a valid allegation; it can then be added to the existing report.

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1. What age can a child be left alone?
2. What is the definition of child abuse and neglect?
3. Are mandated reporters required to report suspicions of abuse or neglect within their family or outside of their work place?
4. What happens when a new report is received on an open referral?
5. What constitutes exercising reasonable diligence to locate a child or family named in a CPS report?
6. What constitutes the first meaningful contact?
7. Does the worker have to contact the non-custodial parent?
8. What information can be released in a founded investigation when there is an on-going investigation but no charges have been filed?
9. What is the difference between information in OASIS and the Central Registry?
10. What is the timeframe for someone to request an appeal for a founded investigation?
11. Does a report of a child not being in a car seat or properly restrained in a car meet a definition of child abuse or neglect?