The Council shall advise commissioner on planning, policy development, data collection rulemaking, funding and evaluation of programs under 119A.10-12, 14-16, and 20-22. Coordinate and exchange information on establishment and ongoing operation of afore mentioned sections. Develop and publish grant-receiving guidelines relating to child abuse and neglect prevention and safety and support of child victims including, but not limited to, funds dedicated to the Children's Trust Fund and the Abused Children program.
Provide guidance in development of statewide education and public information activities increasing awareness in prevention and intervention of child abuse and neglect. Encourage development of prevention and intervention programs. Guide, analyze, and disseminate results in development of evaluation procedures for programs receiving funds under subd. 1. Assist commissioner in identifying service gaps or duplication in services.