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Ranking of abuse

Ranking Criteria used to define abuse
1 Abuse confirmed at case conference or civil, family or criminal court proceedings or admitted by perpetrator or independently witnessed
2 Abuse confirmed by stated criteria including multidiscpilinary assessment
3 Diagnosis of abuse defined by stated criteria 
4 Abuse stated as occurring, but no supporting detail given as to how it was determined
5 Abuse stated simply as ‘suspected’, no details on whether it was confirmed or not


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