Maintaining the Mental Health of Child Protection Practitioners

Tabled: 10 May 2018

Appendix C. Phases in the child protection process

DHHS's Child Protection Manual outlines the different phases and processes in child protection. The figures in this appendix summarise the steps involved in each phase or process, as shown in Figure C1.

Figure C1
Child protection phases shown in this appendix

Figure

Phase/process

C2

Case planning

C3

Investigation

C4

Protective intervention

C5

Protection order / protective application

C6

Legal process

C7

Direction to resume parental responsibility

C8

Placement process

Source: VAGO.

Figure C2
Child protection process: Case planning

Child protection process: Case planning

Source: DHHS Child Protection Manual.

Figure C3
Child protection phase: Investigation

Child protection phase: Investigation

Source: DHHS Child Protection Manual.

Figure C4
Child protection phase: Protective intervention

Child protection phase: Protective intervention

Source: DHHS Child Protection Manual.

Figure C5
Child protection phase: Protection order / protective application

Child protection phase: Protection order / protective application

Source: DHHS Child Protection Manual.

Figure C6
Child protection process: Legal process

 

Child-protection-legal-process.jpg

Source: DHHS Child Protection Manual.

Figure C7
Child protection process: Direction to resume parental responsibility

C7.jpg

Source: DHHS Child Protection Manual.

Figure C8
Child protection process: Placement process

Child-protection-placement-process.jpg

Source: DHHS Child Protection Manual.

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