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Child—abuse and neglect type

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element Concept
METeOR identifier:Help on this term269627
Registration status:Help on this termCommunity Services (retired), Standard 01/03/2005
Definition:Help on this termThe type of physical, sexual or emotional actions or inactions which have resulted in, or are likely to result in, significant harm or injury to a child, or risk of significant harm or injury to a child.
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There are considerable variations across States and Territories in the recording of type of abuse and neglect, reflecting each jurisdiction's own definitions, legislation, policies and practices relating to child protection and child welfare.

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Object class:Child
Definition:Help on this termAn individual under the age of 18 years.
Specialisation of:Help on this termPerson/group of persons

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Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralia Institute of Health and Welfare

Property attributes

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Property:Abuse and neglect type
Definition:Help on this termThe type of actions or inactions which have resulted in, or may result in, significant harm or injury to another person.
Property group:Help on this termCrisis event

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Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare

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Has been superseded by Child—other type of abuse or neglect Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016, Community Services (retired), Recorded 19/08/2011

Has been superseded by Child—primary type of abuse or neglect Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016, Community Services (retired), Recorded 19/08/2011

Data Elements implementing this Data Element Concept:Help on this term

Child—abuse and neglect type, code N Community Services (retired), Standard 01/03/2005

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