Allegheny County Child Fatality and Near-Fatality Reviews, 2016

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In Allegheny County in 2016, there were 22 child fatalities or near fatalities that were the result of suspected abuse or neglect. Allegheny County is required by state law to review each of these fatal or near-fatal events and use the information to improve practice and systems. This data brief describes the incidents that occurred in 2016, including victim and perpetrator demographics, families’ prior involvement with human services, cause of incidents and key recommendations.

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