Inadequate Supervision as a Cause of Injury Deaths Among Young Children in Alaska and Louisiana. A chilling demonstration of why adequate supervision is so important . American Academy of Pediatrics, Data from Alaska.
Department of Public Health & Human Services – Child Supervision — Is Your Child Ready to be Home Alone?. Guidelines for Parents & staff about when children are ready to be left unsupervised for a short period of time.
When Is Lack of Supervision Neglect? — Hymel and Committee on Child Abuse and Neglect 118 (3): 1296 — AAP Policy. The American Academy of Pediatrics on when lack of child supervision is neglect. This might provide some guidance to our staff in when they should be talking to families and when they are state mandated to report to OCS.