Site Index

About the Program

  1. Program Overview
  2. Participating Counties
  3. State Advisory Team
  4. Contact Staff
  5. Frequently Asked Questions-General
  6. Medical Reources

Tools for Teams

  1. The Process
    1. General Process
      1. Background
      2. Purpose
      3. Successful CDRs
      4. CDR and HIPAA [.doc] [.pdf]
    2. Protocols
      1. Guide to Effective Reviews
      2. Conducting an Effective Review
      3. Coordinator Manual Index
      4. Obtaining Data
      5. Prevention
      6. Reviewable Deaths
      7. Team Membership
      8. Role of Team Members
      9. Team Operating Procedures
      10. State Support
  2. Death Investigation
    1. Summary [.xls] [.pdf]
    2. Death Scene Investigation [.pdf] [.pdf-editable]
    3. Child Autopsy [.xls] [.pdf]
    4. Medical Records Review [.xls] [.pdf] [.pdf-editable]
    5. Permission to Search Form [.doc] [.pdf]
    6. Authorization for Release of Information [.doc] [.pdf]
    7. Baby & Child Diagram [.pdf]
    8. National Death Scene Investigation Protocols [.pdf]
    9. CDC Death Scene Investigation for Infants [.pdf]
  3. Resources
    1. General Resources
      1. National MCH Center for Child Death Review
      2. Fetal/Infant Mortality Review
      3. Associations, Journals, & Listservs
      4. Glossary of Terms
      5. Office of the Children's Ombudsman
      6. Michigan Medical Examiner System
      7. Links of Interest
      8. Frequently Asked Questions - Teams
    2. Meeting Resources
      1. Resident County Notification Letter [.doc] [.pdf]
      2. Confidentiality Statement-Team Sign-in [.doc] [.pdf]
      3. Confidentiality statement-Individual [.doc] [.pdf]
      4. Correspondence Tracking Sheet [.xls] [.pdf]
      5. Sample Meeting Notice/Case Summary Sheet [.doc] [.pdf]
      6. Sample Meeting Agenda [.doc] [.pdf]
      7. Sample Press Release [.doc] [.pdf]
  4. Reporting
    1. Child Death Review Case Report Form [.pdf]
    2. National CDR Systems Manual [.pdf]
    3. For Specific Causes of Death
      1. Fall/Crush [.html]
      2. Drowning [.html]
      3. Fire [.html]
      4. Natural [.html]
      5. SIDS [.html]
      6. Traffic/Motor Vehicle-related [.html]
      7. Poisoning, Environmental Exposure [.html]
      8. Suffocation, Strangulation, SIDS and/or Undetermined [.html]
      9. Weapon, Body Part [.html]
    4. Enter Cases on the Web
  5. Legislation
    1. CDR Enabling Legislation
    2. Michigan Child Protection Law [.pdf]
    3. CDR and HIPAA [.doc] [.pdf]
    4. Topic-specific Legislation
      1. Pending Legislation
        1. Firearms
        2. Child Abuse and Neglect
        3. Motor Vehicle
        4. Suicide
      2. Existing Legislation
        1. Child Death
        2. Firearms
        3. Child Abuse and Neglect
        4. Motor Vehicle
        5. Water-related
    5. Tracking Legislation
  6. Training & Events

Prevention

  1. Prevention in Action
    1. Planning a Prevention Initiative
    2. Initiative Ideas
    3. Sample Press Release [.doc] [.pdf]
  2. Specific Causes of Death
    1. Natural, Other than SIDS
    2. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)
    3. Suffocation
    4. Drowning
    5. Fires
    6. Motor Vehicle
    7. Other Unintentional
    8. Child Abuse & Neglect
    9. Suicide
    10. Firearms
  3. Evidence-based Prevention
    1. Explanation of Evidence-based Prevention
    2. Examples of Evidence-based Prevention
    3. Links to Evaluation Resources

Data & Publications

  1. CDR Data Collection
    1. Data Request Forms [.doc] [.pdf]
    2. Program Data Collection Policy
    3. Child Death Review Case Report Form [.pdf]
    4. National CDR Systems Manual [.pdf]
  2. Child Mortality Data
    1. Michigan Statistics and Reports-Mortality
    2. Michigan Department of Community Health-Vital Records
    3. County-specific Overviews of Child Mortality and CDR Data
    4. CDR Data Request Form [.doc] [.pdf]
    5. CDC - WISQARS
    6. CDC - WONDER
  3. CDR Publications
    1. Annual Report
      1. First Annual Report (1998 data) [.pdf]
      2. Second Annual Report (1999 data) [.pdf]
      3. Third Annual Report (2000 data) [.pdf]
      4. Fourth Annual Report (2001 data) [.pdf]
      5. Fifth Annual Report (2002-2003 data) [.pdf]
      6. Sixth Annual Report (2004 data) [.pdf]
      7. Seventh Annual Report (2005-2006 data) [.pdf]
      8. Eighth Annual Report (2007-2008 data) [.pdf]
    2. Topic-specific Fact Sheets
      1. Water Safety [.html] [.pdf]
      2. Fire Prevention
      3. Safe Sleep [.doc] [.pdf]
      4. Suicide Prevention
      5. Child Abuse & Neglect Prevention
      6. Firearms and Weapon Safety
      7. Traffic Safety
      8. Unintentional Injury Prevention
    3. Position Statements
      1. Infant Bedsharing [.doc] [.pdf]
    4. Guide to Effective Reviews [.doc] [.pdf]
    5. Available Presentations
      1. CDR Overview and Findings 2002-2003
      2. Youth Suicide Findings 2003
  4. Other Publications
    1. Recommended Journal Articles
    2. Michigan Suicide Prevention Plan [.pdf]
    3. Michigan Suicide Prevention Press Release [.htm] [.pdf]
    4. State Reports and Publications
      1. Child Abuse and Neglect
      2. Infant Issues
        1. Safe Sleep
        2. Infant Abandonment
    5. National Reports and Publications
      1. Child Death Review
      2. Child Injury
      3. Investigation
        1. Death Scene Investigation
        2. Child Abuse Investigation
      4. Suicide
      5. Child Abuse and Neglect