Location and Office Hours

Third Floor
Pierce County Office Building
412 W. Kinne St.
PO Box 670
Ellsworth, WI 54011

General Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 4:30pm
(Closed Holidays)

Phone: 715.273.6766 or 715.273.6770
Fax: 715.273.6862

Staff Contacts

Director
Ron Schmidt - EXT 6777

Children, Youth & Families Program Manager
Carly Ohman - EXT 6772
Kristi Frederick - EXT 6773

Mental Health & AODA Program Manager
Ron Kiesler - EXT 6642

Economic Support Manager
Christina Tuenge - EXT 6795

Child Support Manager
Luann Berger - EXT 6625

ADRC Manager
Heather Conway - EXT 6593

 

 

 

 

 

Human Services

SECTION: Children, Youth and Families                   POLICY NUMBER: CYF-05  
               
         

SUBJECT: Child Maltreatment

Initial Assessment/Investigation                      EFFECTIVE DATE: December 14, 2006

                                                                   REVISION DATE(S):

 

 

POLICY

 

Pierce County Department of Human Services shall conduct investigations and initial assessments of reported child abuse and/or neglect matters, which meet the criteria to be screened in for investigation, where the person alleged to have committed the abuse/neglect is a primary caregiver or a secondary caregiver as defined by Wisconsin law.

Pierce County Department of Human Services may, but is not required to, conduct investigations and initial assessments of reported child abuse and/or neglect matters, where the person alleged to have committed the abuse/neglect is not a caregiver of the alleged child victim as defined by Wisconsin law.

In all situations, investigations and initial assessments shall be conducted in accordance with applicable State and Federal laws, administrative rules and State Standards.

 

REFERENCES

Wisconsin Statutes 48.981