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Welfare and Institutions Code - WIC

DIVISION 9. PUBLIC SOCIAL SERVICES [10000 - 18996]

  ( Division 9 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1784. )
  

PART 6. MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS [18000 - 18999.6]

  ( Part 6 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1784. )
  

CHAPTER 12.5. Child Abuse Prevention Coordinating Council Act [18980 - 18983.8]

  ( Chapter 12.5 added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 603, Sec. 1. )
  

ARTICLE 2. Child Abuse Prevention Coordinating Councils [18982 - 18982.4]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 603, Sec. 1. )

  
18982.2.  

The functions of a council shall include, but not be limited to, the following:

(a) To provide a forum for interagency cooperation and coordination in the prevention, detection, treatment, and legal processing of child abuse cases.

(b) To promote public awareness of the abuse and neglect of children and the resources available for intervention and treatment.

(c) To encourage and facilitate training of professionals in the detection, treatment, and prevention of child abuse and neglect.

(d) To recommend improvements in services to families and victims.

(e) To encourage and facilitate community support for child abuse and neglect programs.

(Added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 603, Sec. 1. Effective September 21, 1989.)