What do child protection committees do?
The Area Child Protection Committees believe that children are best cared for by their family within their local community provided it is safe to do so. In the great majority of cases it will be up to parents to decide when to seek help and advice concerning their children’s care and upbringing.
What is the Child Protection Act Scotland?
The Children (Scotland) Act 1995 outlines the legislative framework for Scotland’s child protection system. It covers parental responsibilities and rights, and the duties and powers local public authorities have for supporting and promoting the safety and welfare of children.
What is Child Protection Level 3?
Safeguarding Children Level 3 Safeguarding Children and Young People covers a wide range of topics including sudden or unexpected death in childhood, parental risk factors, unexplained injuries, disability and neglect, fabricated and induced illness and adolescents presenting with intoxication.
What does child protection involve?
Child protection is part of the safeguarding process. It focuses on protecting individual children identified as suffering or likely to suffer significant harm. This includes child protection procedures which detail how to respond to concerns about a child.
What are child protection principles?
Core principles include: the child’s survival and development, best interests of the child, non-discrimination, children’s participation.
What is the child protection protocol?
What is the Child Protection Protocol. When a case of potential abuse, neglect or harm may be a criminal offence, we must work together with Police to investigate. The Child Protection Protocol (CPP) is the process that we follow.
What is Level 4 safeguarding?
Our Level 4 Designated Safeguarding Person Training for secondary schools, colleges and training providers is designed for existing or new designated safeguarding officers in educational settings. This training is delivered online via Zoom by expert trainers who are all experienced safeguarding tutors.
Who needs safeguarding Level 3?
Safeguarding Level 3 This level of training is appropriate for those who have a direct responsibility for investigating, reporting and recording any safeguarding concerns.
What is highhighland Child Protection Committee?
Highland Child Protection Committee is a multi-agency partnership responsible for: – Raising public awareness of child protection issues – Co-ordinating prevention activities with children and their families – Providing child protection guidance and training
What is child protection training in Highland?
Child Protection Training is available free of charge to anyone who has contact with children in Highland. This includes those working with families and in adult services. Child Protection Training in Highland is developed and delivered in line with the National Learning and Development Framework for Child Protection.
What is Scotland’s Child Protection Committee?
The Scottish Government requires that every area in Scotland has a Child Protection Committee, bringing together key agencies that work with children and their families “To work together collectively to identify and commission inter-agency activity with respect to protecting children and young people.”
What is the Child Protection website?
This website is for anyone who wants to know more about child protection. The website has been developed by Highland Child Protection Committee to help you find out what to do and who to contact if you are concerned about a child and information on what might happen next.