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Family Violence Information Sharing Scheme

This document provides information on the Family Violence Information Sharing Scheme for child protection practitioners.

Family Violence Information Sharing Scheme decision trees

These decision trees will assist child protection practitioners when responding to requests to share information under the Family Violence Information Sharing Scheme.
For further information see Family Violence Information Sharing Scheme.

Missing from Care: a literature review

The Missing from Care: a literature review, was commissioned by the Office of Professional; Practice and written by the departments Centre for Evaluation and Research. The review has helped guide the development of policy and practice for children missing from care in Victoria.
Missing from Care: literature review

Child sexual exploitation

This practice resource guide assists the crucial work of the Victorian Child Protection program, community service organisations (CSOs) and Aboriginal community-controlled organisations (ACCOs) in preventing and responding effectively to child sexual exploitation. 

Child sexual exploitation practice guide for child protection

This practice resource guide assists the crucial work of the Victorian Child Protection program, community service organisations (CSOs) and Aboriginal community-controlled organisations (ACCOs) in preventing and responding effectively to child sexual exploitation. 

It is a reference tool to assist problem solving, help generate ideas and support consultation, supervision and training. While children in the general community may be at risk of child sexual exploitation, this guide is for those working with children known to Child Protection.

Forced marriage - procedure

Follow this procedure when a report has been received on forced marriage; investigating reports of forced marriage, or if forced marriage is identified as a possible area of concern during the course of child protection involvement
Document ID number 1610, version 2, published 30 June 2018.

Suppression orders for child protection clients - advice

This advice provides additional information regarding seeking a suppression order for a child subject to a Children’s Court order.

Document ID number 2235, version 1,15 June 2018.

Applying for a suppression order for a child protection client

Follow this procedure when considering or seeking a suppression order in relaiton to a child subject to a Children’s Court order.

Document ID number 1228, version 2, 30 June 2018.

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