Communities and Justice

NSW Interagency Guidelines for Practitioners

Collaborative Practice in Child Wellbeing and Protection.

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About the Guidelines and topics that it covers.
Foreword from Michael Coutts-Trotter, Secretary Department of Communities and Justice.
Information about the legislation governing child protection in NSW.
How prevention & early intervention can be used to achieve positive long term results for families.
Practice tools, principles and frameworks essential to working with children and families.
Legal framework governing information sharing.
Roles and responsibilities for those who work with or provide a service to children and families.
How to effectively report suspected child abuse or neglect to protect children from harm.
Providing families with timely & effective assessment to determine factors affecting their children.
Key information on Children’s Court processes relating to children and young people.
Glossary of terms used in the Interagency Guidelines.
Last updated:

07 May 2024