Child protection substantiation
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Object Class|
|Registration status:||Children and Families, Standard 26/05/2021|
An instance where an investigation has concluded there is reasonable cause to believe that a child has been, was being, or is likely to be abused or neglected or otherwise harmed.
Collection and usage attributes
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Substantiation does not necessarily require sufficient evidence for a successful prosecution, and does not imply that treatment or case management was, or is to be, provided. Substantiations may also include cases where there is no suitable caregiver, such as children who have been abandoned or whose parents are deceased.
|Data Element Concepts implementing this Object Class:|
Child protection substantiation—date of substantiation Children and Families, Standard 26/05/2021
Child protection substantiation—sexual exploitation indicator Children and Families, Standard 26/05/2021