Partners for Our Children

HB 1920 states that the Department of Children, Youth, and Families must investigate referrals of alleged child abuse or neglect occurring at substance use disorder treatment facilities including but not limited to residents abusing other residents and staff abusing residents. The Department shall determine whether there is a finding of abuse or neglect and shall determine whether a referral to law enforcement is necessary.  DCYF and the Dept. of Health must adopt rules to implement this policy.