Manuals

  • Program Manual for Child Death Review (PDF)
  • FIMR Manual, A Guide for Communities (PDF)

National Center

  • National Center Brochure (PDF)
  • National Center FIMR Brochure (PDF)
  • National Center Services and Initiatives (PDF)
  • TA Resources to States (PDF)

COVID-19

  • COVID-19 Guidance (PDF)
  • Self Assessment Tools (PDF)
  • Planning For Batch Fatality Reviews (PDF)
  • Planning For Remote Fatality Reviews (PDF)

Fatality Review Process

  • Sudden Unexplained Infant Death & Child Death Review Teams Flyer (PDF)
  • Fatality Review Facilitation Guide (PDF)
  • The Coordination & Integration of Fatality Reviews: Improving Health and Safety Outcomes Across the Life Course, Findings from the National Invitational Meeting December 7-8 2011 (PDF)
  • Enhancing Collaboration Between Child Death Review and Fetal and Infant Mortality Review: National Center Guidance Report (PDF)
  • Improving Coordination Between Civilian and Military Child Death Review Programs: A Primer on Cooperation to Improve Outcomes for Children and Families (PDF)
  • Child Maltreatment Fatality Reviews: Learning Together to Improve Systems That Protect Children and Prevent Maltreatment (PDF)
  • Planning For Remote Fatality Reviews (PDFs)
  • Self Assessment Tools (PDF)

Topic Specific Review Strategies

  • Review of Drowning Fatalities (PDF)
  • Farm Fatalities Guide to Effective Reviews – June 2015 (PDF)
  • Reviewing Deaths of Children in Disasters and Mass Fatality Events (PDF)
  • Farm Fatalities – Presentation on Effective Reviews (PDF)
  • Guidance for Reviews of Zika-Related Fatalities (PDF)
  • Guidance for Reviewing Deaths of Infants/Children with Disabilities and/or Special Health Care Needs (PDF)
  • Guidance for CDR and FIMR Teams on Addressing Vicarious Trauma (PDF)

Supporting Families/Communities

  • Making a Difference in the Community (PDF)
  • Fetal and Infant Mortality Review (FIMR): A Tool That Communities Can Use To Identify and Address Issues Related To Disparity in Infant Health Outcomes (PDF)

FIMR/Infants

  • Sustaining the FIMR Program, a Tool Kit (PDF)
  • FIMR: A Decade of Lessons Learned (PDF)
  • FIMR: Parental Interview Guidance (PDF)
  • Thinking Creatively: What FIMR Team Members Need to Know to Foster Community Buy-in (PDF)
  • Social Marketing: A Strategy to Take FIMR Recommendations to Action (PDF)
  • Physicians and Frequently Asked Questions (PDF)
  • The FIMR Process and HIPAA (PDF)
  • Pediatricians and Child Death Review (PDF)
  • Tips for Effective Review of Natural Infant Deaths (PDF)

Equality/Disparities

  • Improving the Coordination of Fatality Review Programs with American Indian and Alaska Native Communities (PDF)
  • Health Equity Toolkit (PDF)
  • Fetal and Infant Mortality Review (FIMR): A Tool That Communities Can Use To Identify and Address Issues Related To Disparity in Infant Health Outcomes (PDF)

Data and Findings

  • Access to Death Review Data: Research Opportunities to Save Children’s Lives (PDF)
  • FIMR Data Abstraction Book (PDF)
  • Guidance for Improving Child Death Review Data Quality (PDF)
  • Findings Guidance (PDF)
  • A Sampler of Prevention Outcomes from State and Community CDR Teams (PDF)