What is a Core Group?

What is a Core Group?

A Core Group is a group of key professionals and family members involved with the child. It should meet within 10 working days from the Initial Child Protection Child if the child is subject of a Child Protection Plan. It should develop an outline Child Protection Plan based on assessment findings and set out what needs to change by how much and by when in order for the child to be safe and have their needs met. The group must decide what steps need to be taken by whom to complete the in depth assessment and inform decisions about the child’s safety and welfare.