Website of WithScotland (formerly SCCPN and MARS), a national resource for the benefit of everyone in Scotland involved in protecting children.
child protection services
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.
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.
Thematic assessment that explores the risk of contact child sexual offending posed by those who possess still and moving indecent images of children (‘IIOC’)
It looks at the ways in which this risk is managed by the police service and others involved in child protection and the criminal justice process.
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.
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.
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.
Eighth reporting of child protection and referral statistics, for the quarter ending 31 December 2011.
Report which provides members with a comprehensive assessment of an independent review into the tragic circumstances surrounding the death of Declan Hainey.
The role and involvement of social work and health services in the case has been considered and progress is reported on the implementation of a range of actions arising from the review.
Paper that aims to articulate the variety of models for children’s services delivery that exist internationally and places these in the context of current UK policy and practice. The key sections present outlines of the different policy and service provision approaches to children’s services in the UK and the top performing OECD countries. This latter group comprises the Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden), and the Netherlands. Brief reference is made to other countries, where appropriate.