Updated: 07 September 2017
The Children’s Team approach brings together:
Together they ensure intensive, timely and effective support to make positive change that meets the child’s needs.
The focus of the response is on prevention. It is proactive and future orientated. It addresses the causes of concerns to deliver preventative actions. It empowers the child and their family and whānau to lead change.
The Children’s Team approach is based on international evidence. A coordinated multi-agency approach ensures the child gets the support they need in times of need.
You can find more information about the Children’s Team approach in the operational manual.