This training activity consists of 20 case scenarios and staff are asked to identify whether or not each scenario constitutes abuse of neglect. They are also asked to consider the needs of children at each developmental stage. These exercises can be done individually initially but require group discussion to explore issues effectively.
This is a small group training exercise involving allocation of responsibilities to agencies involved in protecting children.
It should be completed with a large group plenary for discussion and ‘unpacking’ the issues which arise. It is best used in multi-agency training programmes.
This is the report of a Think Tank on the impact of parental drug and alcohol use. The Think Tank was drawn together by Aberlour Child Care Trust from commissioners, managers, practitioners and researchers working in health, education, social work, criminal justice and drugs and alcohol services across Scotland.
Booklet informing foster carers and their families about what happens if an allegation of abuse or neglect is made against them, or about other situations where serious concerns are raised about their practice or standards of care.
Literature review providing a summary of UK and international research on adolescent neglect and seeking to both draw out the implications for further developments on this topic and inform the preparation of guides for multi-disciplinary teams and for young people.
The World Café employs a particular method for co-creating understanding. This is the outline and supporting materials for a half-day introduction to child protection.
News release which provides statistical data on children involved in referral; the child protection register; inquiries and case conferences in Scotland for the year ending 31 March 2002. Statistical tables are also included.
For some families leaving a child alone is a necessity because of lack of other options. For others it is a symptom of parental neglect. Understanding the differences between these situations is a challenge for child protective services agencies. This is the report of a study to examine how local child welfare agencies respond when they receive reports of children who are taking care of themselves.
This review, commissioned by the government, is the first of an ongoing series of national overview studies of Serious Case Reviews. Its aim was simple - to draw out the key findings of a sample of such case reviews, and their implications for policy and practice.
This report contains a listing of the recommendations from the public inquiry into the death of Victoria Climbie.