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Child protection substantiation—date of substantiation

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element Concept
METeOR identifier:Help on this term741800
Registration status:Help on this termChildren and Families, Standard 26/05/2021
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The date on which a child protection substantiation was documented.

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Child Protection

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Object class:Child protection substantiation
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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.

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Child protection

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.

Property attributes

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Property:Date of substantiation
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The date on which an investigation was substantiated.

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Child Protection.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.

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Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

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Child protection substantiation—date of substantiation, DDMMYYYY Children and Families, Standard 26/05/2021

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