Marion County Child Abuse Review Team
A multidisciplinary response to child abuse occurring in Marion County striving to lessen any negative impact of services to the child victim; minimize the number of interviews; prevent the abuse of other children; increase the effectiveness of prosecution; and provide information to the involved agencies in a coordinated and efficient manner.
ORS 418.747(1) provides that the district attorney in each county shall be responsible for developing interagency and multidisciplinary teams to:
CART meetings are held on a monthly basis. In order to adequately address specific topics, small subcommittees were created. Subcommittees continue to form and evolve based on the needs in the community. Current subcommittees include:
ACUTE SEXUAL ASSAULT
CHILD FATALITY REVIEW
PROTOCOL REVISION & TRAINING
JUVENILE FIRE SETTER INTERVENTION NETWORK
SEXUAL BEHAVIOR UNDER AGE 12
STAFFING IMMINENT CASES (SIC)
Additional subcommittees are formed when needs are identified.
A Multidisciplinary Approach
CART members represent:
For more information please contact:Katie Suver, Deputy District AttorneyP.O. Box 14500, Salem OR 97309Phone (503) 588-5222Email
Carrie Geibel, Liberty HouseP.O. Box 2613, Salem, OR 97308Phone (503) 540-0288Email