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Child protection and support services (CPSS) case worker cluster

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Set Specification
METeOR identifier:Help on this term355935
Registration status:Help on this termCommunity Services (retired), Standard 30/04/2008 [Non DictionaryHelp on this term]
DSS type:Help on this termData Element Cluster
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This cluster is referred to as the CPSS case worker file. It is used in all three of the CPSS NMDS, all of which are unit record data. The first is the child protection specific data, which includes notifications, investigations and substantiations and services provided. The second is data on children who are on care and protection orders. The third is data on children in out-of-home care.

The Child Protection and Support Services National Minimum Data Set (CPSS NMDS) is designed to capture information on all children and young people involved in the child protection systems throughout Australia.

Collection and usage attributes

Implementation start date:Help on this term22/06/2007

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termNational Child Protection and Support Services data working group (NCPASS).
Origin:Help on this termChild Protection and Support Services National Minimum Data Set, Data Collection Manual, AIHW September 2005.

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Child protection and support services (CPSS) - out-of-home care NMDS (July 2007) Community Services (retired), Superseded 01/05/2008

Child protection and support services (CPSS) - out-of-home care NMDS pilot (2008) Community Services (retired), Retired 06/02/2012

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-Client—caseworker allocation date, DDMMYYYYMandatory99
-Person—person identifier, (child protection and support services) NX[X(13)]Mandatory99
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