child protection

The impact of more flexible assessment practices in response to the Munro Review of Child Protection: emerging findings from the trials

A piece of rapid response work between April and July 2012 to independently evaluate the impact that the flexibilities granted to the trial authorities have had on practice and service responses to safeguard children from harm.

BBC Active: video resources for child protection training

Series of videos from the BBC which are ideal for child protection training for anyone who comes into contact with children through their work.

More for children - part one: Munro, working together, change and the voluntary and community sector

Report designed to provide information on the impending changes to safeguarding as a result of the Munro Review of child protection and subsequent revised draft guidance on Working Together.

The report explores and reflects on the implications of policy changes for voluntary and community sector organisations working with children, young people and families.

WithScotland

Website of WithScotland (formerly SCCPN and MARS), a national resource for the benefit of everyone in Scotland involved in protecting children.

Threat assessment of child sexual exploitation and abuse

Assessment which represents the most up-to-date understanding of the current level of threat posed by child sexual exploitation and abuse. It takes into account information received by CEOP from industry, the public and law enforcement. This engagement with partners allows for current threats to be outlined and for the identification of areas in need of greater understanding.

Annual review 2011-12 and centre plan 2012-13

Report that highlights the achievements of the Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre for the past year and outlines its intentions for the coming year.

Progress report: moving towards a child centred system - the Munro Review of Child Protection

Report that considers how well implementation of the recommendations of the review has progressed in the year since the review’s publication, and how the child protection landscape as a whole is changing. The overall conclusion of the report is that progress is moving in the right direction but that it needs to move faster. There are promising signs that some reforms are encouraging new ways of thinking and working and so improving services for children.

An introduction to child protection legislation in the UK

Fact sheet that provides a brief introduction to some of the key legislation that protects children and young people in the UK. It is not comprehensive and does not constitute legal advice.

Child protection resources for anyone working to safeguard children in Scotland

Resource on the NSPCC website which provides information on various aspects of child protection in Scotland, including guidance and legislation, significant case reviews, research and statistics.

What is a child protection conference? A guide for parents

Showing a fictionalised case, Anne and Terry’s story illustrates what happened when they went to an initial child protection conference.

Using professionals in role, and actors as parents the film is realistic and engaging, and aims to help parents and practitioners to prepare to participate in a child protection conference.