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Planning for children's safety where there is family violence - advice

This advice provides information regarding planning with families where family violence concerns have been substantiated.

Document ID number 2457, version 4, 9 October 2018.

Sexual exploitation information template process map

This process map assists practitioners to complete and process the sexual exploitation information template.

The template is located in Forms - Sexual exploitation on the department's intranet, which is only accessible to DHHS staff.

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.

Document ID number 2749, version 1, 20 December 2016.

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