Child Protection Forms and Brochures
Le Sueur County Child Protections Forms and Information
- Suspected Child Maltreatment Report Form (Word)
- Suspected Child Maltreatment Report (Editable PDF)
- How Old Is Old Enough? (English)
- How Old Is Old Enough? (Spanish)
- Le Sueur County DHS Authorization for Release of Information
MN DHS Brochures
- Families’ Guide to Child Protection (PDF) This brochure is also available in:
- Your Rights as Parents when Your Child is Removed from your Home DHS-5024 (PDF)
- Family Assessment Response to Child Safety Concerns (PDF)
- Parent Support Outreach (PDF)
- Paths to Permanency (PDF)
- Family Matters (PDF)
MN DHS Fact Sheets
- Child Safety and Permanency: Strengthening families to prevent child abuse and neglect (PDF)
- Family Assessment Response: Reaching out to support families (PDF)
- Minnesota Citizen Review Panels: Reaching out to protect children (PDF)
- Safe Place for Newborns law keeps infants safe (PDF)
MN DHS Publications for counties, tribes and mandated reporters
- Minnesota Child Maltreatment Intake, Screening and Response Path Guidelines (PDF) The purpose of the Minnesota Child Maltreatment Intake, Screening and Response Path Guidelines is to provide direction to local social service agencies, promote statewide consistency in definition and practice, and to inform the general public about types of child safety concerns that should be reported.
- Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect: A Resource Guide for Mandated Reporters (PDF) This guide is designed to help you better understand the mandated reporter statute and to outline appropriate actions to take if you know or suspect a child is being abused or neglected.
- Child Welfare Practice Model (PDF) The Minnesota Department of Human Services and its county and tribal partners strive to support families and communities by engaging in essential partnerships needed to secure positive outcomes for children and youth served by the child welfare system. The Minnesota Child Welfare Practice Model provides a common platform to guide mutual efforts.
- Minnesota’s Best Practices in Family Assessment and Family Investigation (PDF) The purpose of the Best Practices for Family Assessment and Family Investigation guide is to provide direction as to protocols mandated by state statute and recommended as best practice for local child welfare agencies, to promote statewide standards for child protection practice related to assessment and investigation.
- MN DHS Reports