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Publication - Guidance

National guidance for child protection in Scotland

Published: 19 May 2014
Part of:
Children and families, Health and social care
ISBN:
9781784124281

Provides a framework for agencies and practitioners at local level to agree processes for working together to safeguard and promote child wellbeing.

195 page PDF

4.1MB

195 page PDF

4.1MB

Contents
National guidance for child protection in Scotland
Footnotes

195 page PDF

4.1MB

Footnotes

1. A Guide to implementing Getting it right for every child: Scottish Government (2012)

2. Getting it Right for Every Child Wellbeing Indicators

3. Getting it Right for Every Child Practice Briefings

4. Scottish Government (2013) Child Protection Guidance for Health Professionals. Edinburgh: Scottish Government.

5. Care Inspectorate (2013) Child Protection Services. Findings of Joint Inspections 2009-12. Dundee: Care Inspectorate.

6. Scottish Government (2008) Section 4: Getting it right for every child: The approach in practice Edinburgh: Scottish Government.

7. Information on the definition of a relevant person - see Section 200 and Section 81(3) in the Children's Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011

8. Care Commission (2010) Private fostering - the unknown arrangement? A report by the Care Commission on private fostering arrangements in Scotland. Dundee: Care Commission.

9. Review of Child Neglect in Scotland. Edinburgh: Scottish Government.

10. Calder M., MacKinnon M. and Sneddon, R. (2012) National Risk Framework to Support the Assessment of Children and Young People. Edinburgh: Scottish Government.

11. Working Together to Safeguard Children, Department for Education (2013) and All Wales Child Protection Procedures, Welsh Assembly Government (2008).

12. Calder M., MacKinnon M. and Sneddon, R. (2012) National Risk Framework to Support the Assessment of Children and Young People. Edinburgh: Scottish Government.

13. Information Commissioner's Office. Information Sharing Between Services in Respect of Children and Young People. Letter issued 28th March 2013.

14. National Framework for Child Protection Learning and Development in Scotland 2012: Scottish Government (2012).

15. Information Commissioner's Office. Information Sharing Between Services in Respect of Children and Young People. Letter issued 28th March 2013 (see Appendix G).

16. A Practitioners Guide to Information Sharing, Confidentiality and Consent to Support Children and Young Peoples Wellbeing: Perth and Kinross Child Protection Committee: November 2013

17. Scottish Government (2012) National Framework for Child Protection Learning and Development in Scotland 2012. Edinburgh: Scottish Government.

18. Protecting Children and Young People: Child Protection Committees, Scottish Executive (2005).

19. How well do we protect children and meet their needs?: HM Inspectorate of Education, March 2009

20. How well are we improving the lives of children, young people and families? :Care Inspecorate, Oct 2012

21. For further information on significant case reviews, see Protecting Children and Young People: Interim Guidance for Child Protection Committees for Conducting a Significant Case Review, Scottish Government (2007).

22. Scottish Government (2012) National Framework for Child Protection Learning and Development in Scotland 2012. Edinburgh: Scottish Government.

23. Additional Support for Learning: Scottish Government

24. Supporting Learners: Education Scotland

25. Additional Support for Learning: Scottish Government

26. The GIRFEC implementation guide, A Guide to implementing Getting it right for every child

27. Scottish Government (2013) Child Protection Guidance for Health Professionals. Edinburgh: Scottish Government.

28. Scottish Government (2012) Getting our Priorities Right. Edinburgh: Scottish Government.

29. Alexander, K., Stafford, A. and Lewis, R. (2011) The Experiences of Children in Participating in Organised Sport in the UK. London: NSPCC.

30. National Strategy for Child Protection in Sport

31. 10 steps to safeguard children in sport.

32. Serious Incident Review Guidance - Care Inspectorate

33. Multi Agency Public Protection Arrangements ( MAPPA) National Guidance - Scottish Governement 2012

34. For further information, see http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2012/01/12094716/1

35. For further information, see Scottish Government (2012) Multi Agency Public Protection Arrangements ( MAPPA) National Guidance 2012 Version 1 and Covering Justice and Communities Circular JD/01/2012. Edinburgh: Scottish Government.

36. WithScotland (2012) Information and Checklist for Violence Against Women Partnerships and Child Protection Committees. Stirling: WithScotland

37. Supporting the Development of Scotland's Alcohol and Drug Workforce 2010

38. Scottish Government (2012) National Framework for Child Protection Learning and Development in Scotland 2012. Edinburgh: Scottish Government.

39. For further information, see Updated Good Practice Guidance for use by all practitioners working with children, young people and families affected by substance use

40. Getting it right for every child: The approach in practice, Section 4, Scottish Government (2008).

41. Daniel, B. and Wassell, S. Assessing and promoting resilience in vulnerable children, Jessica Kingsley (2002).

42. National Risk Framework to Support the Assessment of Children and Young People. Edinburgh: Scottish Government. Calder, M., McKinnon, M. and Sneddon, R. in partnership with Garth Associates (2012)

43. National Framework for Child Protection Learning and Development in Scotland 2012. Edinburgh: Scottish Government (2012).

44. Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995. Schedule 1 to this Act contains a list of offences against children.

45. Scottish Government (2011) Guidance on Joint Investigative Interviewing of Child Witnesses in Scotland. Edinburgh: Scottish Government.

46. As above.

47. For the summary of the Determiniation on the Fatal Accident Inquiry into the Deaths on Erskine Bridge, see http://www.scotland-judiciary.org.uk/10/895/fatal-accident-inquiry-into-the-deaths-on-erskine-bridge.

48. Suicide Prevention Strategy: Scottish Government, December 2013

49. Scottish Executive (2005).

50. Vulnerable Adult and Child Witness Guidance pack, pp.74-75.

51. Calder, M., McKinnon, M. and Sneddon, R. in partnership with Garth Associates (2012) National Risk Framework to Support the Assessment of Children and Young People. Edinburgh: Scottish Government.

52. Scottish Government (2008).

53. Scottish Government (2009).

54. COPFS (2008).

55. Scottish Government (2012) Getting our Priorities Right. Edinburgh: Scottish Government.

56. National Framework for Child Protection Learning and Development in Scotland 2012: Scottish Government (2012)

57. Scottish Government (2008).

58. Scottish Government (2009).

59. Scottish Government (2012)

60. Department for Children Schools and Families (2009).

61. K. Stalker et al, University of Strathclyde (2010).

62. A Child in Trust, London Borough of Brent (1985); Report into the death of Rikki Neave, Cambridgeshire (1997); Lord Laming, The Victoria Climbie Inquiry (2003); and Inspection into the Care and Protection of Children in Eilean Siar, SWIA (2005).

63. The report of the Bridge Childcare Development Service (1997) into the death of Rikki Neave recommended that "when a parent is considered to be threatening or hostile any presumption that they are different with their children should be rigorously tested".

64. SCSWIS (2011) Practice Guide. Suicide Prevention for Looked After Children and Young People. Dundee: SCSWIS

65. July 2009.

66. Scottish Executive (2005).

67. Scottish Government (2012).

68. Edited by O'Reilly, G. (2004).

69. Prohibition of Female Genital Mutilation (Scotland) Act 2005.

70. The honour is ours, ACPO HBV Strategy (2008).

71. A Choice by Right, Report of the UK Working Group on Forced Marriage (1999).

72. Working Together to Safeguard Children, HM Government (2006).

73. Scottish Government (2009).

74. Safeguarding Children and Young People from Sexual Exploitation - Welsh Government 2010

75. For further information, see: North Ayrshire Child Protection Committee (2012) North Ayrshire Child Protection Committee Multi-Agency Guidance - Unseen Child and Radford, J. (2010) The Serious Case Review: Birmingham Local Safeguarding Childrens' Board. London: NSPCC.

76. 1 in 9, The Scottish Coalition for Young Runaways (2007).

77. Scottish Government (2007).

78. Malloch, M. and Burgess, C., Stirling University (2007).

79. Rees, G. and Lee, J., The Children's Society (2005).

80. Wade, J., Aberlour Child Care Trust (2006).

81. Scottish Government (2007).

82. Scottish Government (2010).

83. See, for example, Behind Closed Doors, UNICEF (2006) and Mullender, A. Tackling Domestic Violence, Home Office (2004).

84. The Physical Punishment of Children in Scotland : A Consultation, Scottish Executive (2000).

85. Supporting Child Witnesses Guidance Pack (part 1) Scottish Executive (2003).

86. Scottish Government (2012) National Framework for Child Protection Learning and Development in Scotland 2012. Edinburgh: Scottish Government.


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