Use these prompts from the decision response tool to gather as much information from the notifier as possible.
When we determine a report of concern requires a statutory response, we must decide the timeframe to complete the safety and risk screen.
Pathways in response to a report of concern include a child and family assessment or investigation, no further action, or a partnered response.
Many parents lightly smack their children to correct bad behaviour. We need to use professional judgement and common sense when we receive a report of concern about smacking, while also keeping safety in mind.
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