Child Fatality & Serious Injury Reports

Licensed Child Care

Child Fatality Reviews

JH (2018)

RN (2016)

LF (2016)

SOS (2016)

Child Fatality & Serious Injury Occurances
Type of Occurrence Number of Occurrences
Oct. 1, 2016 - Sept. 30, 2017
Number of Occurrences
Oct. 1, 2017 - Sept. 30, 2018
Deaths 0 1 (licensed family home)
Serious injuries 124 131 (101 in licensed centers, 6 in licensed family homes, 24 in school-age programs)
Substantiated child abuse incidents 74 99

Serious injury has been defined by Washington State DCYF as any of the following:

  • Injury resulting in overnight hospital stay
  • Severe neck or head injury
  • Choking/unexpected breathing problems
  • Severe bleeding
  • Shock or acute confused state
  • Unconsciousness
  • Chemicals in eyes, on skin, or ingested in the mouth
  • Near-drowning
  • Broken bone
  • Severe burn requiring professional medical care
  • Poisoning
  • Medication overdose

Child Welfare

Executive Child Fatality Reviews
Quarterly Child Fatality Reports to the Legislature

Qtr 3 2018

Qtr 2 2018

Qtr 1 2018

Qtr 1 2017

Qtr 2 2017

Qtr 3 2017

Qtr 4 2017

Archived Reports