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Missing children and young people

Follow this procedure when a child or young person subject to child protection involvement goes missing.
Document ID number 1515, version 1, 16 March 2017.

Missing children and young people - advice

This advice provides information regarding children and young people subject to child protection involvement who go missing.

Document ID number 2359 , version 1, 16 March 2017.

CRIS Child Protection guides

Child Protection CRIS user guides provide practitioners with information on the various processes and components within the Client Relationship Information System. The guides include detailed step-by-step instructions on how to record and maintain information on CRIS.

Registering a child’s birth - procedure

Follow this procedure when registering a child’s birth.
Document ID number 1120, version 1, 10 February 2017.

Family violence

The family violence forms can be found on the human services intranet (DHHS staff access only).

  • Specialist family violence worker consultation template
  • Specialist family violence worker statistics sheet

Cultural plans

Follow this procedure when an Aboriginal child is in out-of-home care.

Document ID number 1404, version 1, 11 April 2017.

Family Violence Child Protection Partnership

This service model outlines a description and characteristics of the Family Violence Child Protection Partnership and the role of the specialist family violence workers.

The partnership co-locates 17 senior family violence workers in child protection offices and 12 senior child protection practitioners across Victoria. The partnership aims to strengthen child protection practice in responding to family violence, enable joint assessments, assist child protection to navigate the family violence system and identify opportunities to divert children away from statutory responses.

NDIS - Interim practice guide for child protection practitioners

This document aims to support child protection practitioners to understand the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and the roles and responsibilities of child protection to support children and their families to engage with the NDIS.
Document ID number 3142.1, version 1, 8 December 2016.

De-identification process during investigation, protective intervention, protection order or closure phase

This flow chart relates to the process of changing the status of a child from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander during investigation, protective intervention, protection order or closure phase.

Document ID number 2516.2, version 3, published 5 July 2018.

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