The Child Protection Process (flow chart)

This poster describes the child protection process in flow chart form. The step-by-step overview:

  • begins at the investigation and the decision whether protection is required,
  • shows the outcomes of the presentation hearing,
  • ends with the possible outcomes of the protection hearing, and
  • includes options for what to do if a child is under a continuing custody order.

This publication is for people who are familiar with legal concepts.


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