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Investigation (child protection)

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Metadata item type:Help on this termGlossary Item
METeOR identifier:Help on this term367345
Registration status:Help on this termChildren and Families, Standard 22/11/2016
Community Services (retired), Standard 30/04/2008
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An investigation is the process whereby state and territory child protection and support services obtain more detailed information about a child who is subject of a notification and make assessment about the harm or degree of harm to the child and the child's protective needs. An investigation includes the interviewing or sighting of the subject child where it is practicable to do so.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

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Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) 2007. Child Protection Australia 2005-06. Child welfare series no. 40. Cat no. CWS 28. Canberra: AIHW.

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Child protection notification—finalised investigation outcome indicator Community Services (retired), Standard 30/04/2008

Child protection notification—finalised investigation outcome indicator, code N Community Services (retired), Standard 30/04/2008

Child protection notification—investigation commencement date Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016
Community Services (retired), Recorded 19/08/2011

Child protection notification—investigation commencement date, DDMMYYYY Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016
Community Services (retired), Recorded 19/08/2011

Child protection notification—investigation conclusion date Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016
Community Services (retired), Recorded 19/08/2011

Child protection notification—investigation conclusion date, DDMMYYYY Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016
Community Services (retired), Recorded 19/08/2011

Child protection notification—investigation status Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016
Community Services (retired), Recorded 19/08/2011

Child protection notification—investigation status, code N[N] Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016
Community Services (retired), Recorded 19/08/2011

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