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Child Development and trauma guide - Introduction

This document provides important points for pracitioners using the information in the child development and trauma resource sheets about specific age groups.

Assessment of suitability for a youth control order

Follow this procedure when you are the allocated practitioner, or were the allocated practitioner and the case has been closed for less than one month, when a child is being assessed for suitability for a youth control order.

Note: if the case is closed, the practitioner tasks do not extend past the provision of information.

Document ID number 1612, version 1, 4 June 2018.

Intensive Bail - advice

This advice provides additional information regarding the Intensive Bail Scheme.

Document ID number 2417, version 1, 1 June 2018.

Youth control orders - advice

This advice provides information on youth control orders, suitability assessment and planning meetings.

Document ID number 2416, version 1, 4 June 2018.

Intensive Bail

Follow this procedure when you are the allocated practitioner, or were the allocated practitioner and the case has been closed for less than one month, when a child is subject to intensive bail.

Note: if the case is closed, the practitioner tasks do not extend past the provision of information.

Document ID number 1613, version 1, 4 June 2018.

Youth control orders planning meetings

Follow this procedure when you are the allocated practitioner when a child is subject to a youth control order planning meeting.

Document ID number 1614, version 1, 4 June 2018.

Family violence training

Family violence training is available for all Victorian Child Protection Practitioners, as well as specialist staff from Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations.

This work is in response to Recommendation 29 of the Royal Commission into Family Violence, which requires child protection practitioners to participate in training and professional development about the nature and dynamics of family violence and the department’s practice guidelines dealing with family violence.

Family violence training is compulsory for the whole child protection workforce.

Victorian Protecting Children Awards

Nominations are open for the 2018 Victorian Protecting Children Awards, an opportunity to award dedicated individuals and teams who work to improve the lives of Victoria’s most vulnerable children and young people.

This year, three new categories have been added to recognise the excellent work of child protection practitioners, including the ‘Rising Star Award’ ‘Emerging Leader in Child Protection’ award and the ‘Best New Talent’ award.

Female genital mutilation - procedure

Follow this procedure when a report has been received on female genital mutilation; investigating reports of female genital mutilation, or become aware of female genital mutilation as a protective concern during the course of a child protection investigation intervention, or any stage of child protection involvement.
Document ID number 1611, version 1, published 4 May 2018.

Female genital mutilation - advice

This advice provides information regarding female genital mutilation.
Document ID number 2415, version 1, 4 May 2018.
See the female genital mutilation procedure, Intake Policy and Receiving, registering and classifying a report procedure for further information and tasks that must be undertaken when receiving a report, including a report alleging a child or young person is at risk of female genital mutilation.

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