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Remote Child Protection in COVID-19

Due to COVID-19, it may not always be possible for caseworkers to undertake face-to-face visits with children in their homes or other settings where they are living – whether to …

Child Protection: What Assessments Are Needed?

Once a child has been referred to an authorised child protection agency, a child protection caseworker will be assigned and take responsibility for organising an assessment of the child’s circumstances, …

How it works

This may be the first course that you have undertaken on FutureLearn, or perhaps it is the first course you have taken online. Don’t worry, the course is designed to …

Your well-being and safety during COVID-19

Your own well-being is very important. This includes not only addressing your safety, but also addressing any stress and anxiety you may be feeling as a result of the situation …

Communicating messages about COVID-19

In this video you will see an example of an information film about the COVID-19 virus made by the Philippine Red Cross – a National Society member of the International …

Decision making and preparing Case Plans

All the information gathered during an assessment process should now be used to help make decisions on any actions that should be taken in the best interests of a child. …

Case follow-up and closure

It is important the child protection caseworker, in coordination with those providing other services and relevant community members, regularly follows up to ensure everything in the child’s Case Plan is …

Child Protection during COVID-19

The information in this article has been specifically written as guidance for those already working in an authorised child protection case management role. It can also be used as helpful …