Nalyse how practice contexts impact on maintaining the best interest of the child.

(Child protection in Queensland Australia)

Analyse how practice contexts impact on maintaining the best interest of the child.

The practice field is to be Child protection.
Organisation to be Child safety Queensland
1. Identify an organizational context where this field of practice occursChild Safety Queensland.
2. Briefly state the legal and practice guidelines with regard to this specific practice context.
3. Evaluate the issues and dilemmas encountered in maintaining the best interests of the child when working in this specific practice context. How can the best interests of the child be discounted in these practice contexts?
4. What (two) evidence based strategies would you use as a response to these issues?
5. What theoretical frameworks underpin these strategies? Demonstrate your understanding of how these theoretical frameworks underpin these strategies.
6. Identify the specific challenges faced when responding to indigenous issues. What theoretical frameworks underpin these strategies?
7. Demonstrate your understanding of how these theoretical frameworks underpin these strategies.

Assessment Criteria
1.Demonstrate capacity to analyse how practice contexts impact on maintaining the best interest of the child.
2. Ability to develop appropriate strategic responses and articulate the theoretical frameworks underpinning this development.

Please refer to: child-safety-practice-framework.
Australian Association of Social Workers, 2010, Code of Ethics. Canberra, A.C.T: Australian Association of Social Workers, 1-55.
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 2013, Child protection Australia 2011-12. Canberra:Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, p. 1-159.
Barker, J., & Hodes, D. T, 2007, The Child In Mind: A Child Protection Handbook, 3rd Edition. London: Routledge.
Lonne, B., Parton, N., Thomson, J., & Harries, M, 2008, Reforming Child Protection. Hoboken: Taylor & Francis, London, UK.Tilbury, C, Osmond, J, Wilson,S & Clark, J2007, Good practice in child protection. Frenchs Forest, N.S.W: Pearson EducationAustralia.

you will be looking at the practice context as child protection, the organisation as child safety, and you will be looking at analysing the difficulties between your practice as a professional social worker using the code of ethics, and the organsational policies and procedures