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Understanding the Needs of Children in Northern Ireland (UNOCINI)

Once a 'Child in Need' of protection has been identified a UNOCINI (Understanding the Needs of Children In Northern Ireland) Initial Assessment will be commenced and this begins the assessment process.

Children/Young People subject to child protection processes will have a UNOCINI Child Protection Pathway.

Please refer to links below.

AMENDMENT

In May 2018, the diagram outlining the UNOCINI process after a referral is made to Children's Social Services was added. Also, the links to the Thresholds of Need documents were inserted.

UNOCINI Process after a Referral is made to Children's Social Services

The following diagram outlines the UNOCINI process after a referral is made to Children's Social Services:

UNOCINI process

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