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Policies

Refer to operational policies for information about how responsibilities under the Child Protection Act 1999 are to be exercised and for guidance to support consistent service delivery and effective decision making.

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A

Administrative access to child safety records (395)

Assessment and Service Connect (636)

C

Care agreements (415)

Carer learning and support (457)

Carer participation (460)

Case planning (263)

Child related costs (645)

Child related costs – Placement funding (628)

Child related costs – Placement support funding (629)

Critical incident reporting (391) 

Complaints management policy and procedure

Complex support needs allowance (612)

D

Decisions about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children (641)

Decision making about end of life medical treatment of a child in care (420)

Dual payment of carer allowances (289)

E

Early childhood education and care participation minimum gap payment (640)

Emergent accommodation (631)

Expenses – Fortnightly caring allowance and inter-state foster payments (365)

F

Foster care training (383)

Foster care matching: a partnership approach  (639)

H

High Support Needs Allowance (296)

I

Immunisation of children in care (638)

Information privacy (408)

Information sharing for service delivery coordination (403)

Intake (528)

Interstate transfers of child protection orders and proceedings (401)

Intervention with parental agreement (343)

Investigation and assessment (386)

K

Kinship care (632)

M

Managing access to My Health records using the Children in Care portal  (642)

Managing high risk behaviour (646)

O

Obligations, actions and responsibilities upon the death of a child in care (421)

P

Participation of children and young people in decision-making (369)

Permanency planning (594)

Placement of children in care (578)

Placement of children with Child Safety employees (36)

Positive behaviour support (604)

R

Records governance 

Response to children who have experienced significant detriment caused by the actions or inactions of Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services (634) 

Regional-remote loading for carers (379)

Residential care (606)

Response to children sexually abused while in care (627)

S

Special payments (including Ex-gratia) Policy

Structured Decision Making (407) 

Support for children in the care of long-term and permanent guardians (607)

Support service case (406)

Supporting children with disability (644)

Systems and practice review

T

Transition to adulthood (349)

U

Unaccompanied humanitarian minor wards—delegated powers and function of guardianship (613)

Unaccompanied humanitarian minor wards—support related costs (614) 

 

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    Add new Child Related Cost policy (CRC) (645), remove CRC policies - medical 596, education 599, carer support 597, travel 595, client support and family contact 598, outfitting 600 (rescinded).
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