In accordance with the Governor's Executive Order #142 and rules of the North Carolina Social Services Commission related thereto providing for the creation of a child protection team in each county, the Resolution Relating to the Forsyth County Community Child Protection Team was adopted on July 8, 1991 by the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners. The original purpose and composition of the team was further formalized and expanded by N.C.G.S. 7B-1406 (formerly N.C.G.S. 7A 143-576.1), effective July 1, 1993.
In November 1994, the Forsyth County Community Child Protection Team (CCPT) was chosen as a pilot county to begin functioning as a Child Facality Prevention Team (CFPT), encompassing the CCPT members and adding several others serving from various disciplines. The General Statutes governing the composition of the CFPT changed effective July 1, 1995 and Forsyth County's Child Protection Team decided to function as one (1) team, the Community Child Protection Team/Child Fatality Prevention Team (FC CCPT/CFPT).
According to N.C.G.S. 7B-1407, each Local Team shall consist of representatives of public and non-public agencies in the community that provide services to children and their families and other individuals who represent the community. Each Local Team shall consist of the following persons:
In accordance with the General Statutes, the County Commissioners may appoint a maximum of five (5) additional members to represent County Agencies or the Community at large to serve on the Team as adopted by Resolution on 8/28/95.
Members are appointed for three-year terms. There is no limit on the number of terms a member may serve. Terms of appointment are from July 1 to June 30.
4th Wednesday of each quarter, 8:15 a.m., in the Boardroom, Forsyth County Public Health located at 799 Highland Avenue, Winston-Salem, NC and convened by the FC CCPT/CFPT Chair, Mr. Marlon Hunter.
The following appointments are open for applicants:
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