child protection registers

Independent Jersey Care Inquiry

A 'robust and fearless' investigation into the abuse of children in the island’s care system over many decades.

Children's social work statistics Scotland, 2011-12

Details the social work statistics on looked-after children, child protection, and secure care and close support accommodation for 2011-12.

Listening to fathers: men's experience of child protection in Central Scotland

Report that is the outcome of a Knowledge Exchange Fellowship undertaken by Circle’s fathers’ worker Nick Smithers and the University of Edinburgh School of Social Work. The purpose of the practitioner research project was to elicit the views of fathers who have been involved in child protection processes through their child/ren being placed in foster care or placed on the child protection register.

Child protection

Paper that gives a brief outline of the principles which govern the care and protection of children by public authorities, the main legislation and guidance in the area of children‟s hearings and local authority child protection systems together with some key statistics.

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.

Vetting and disclosures: getting it right in practice

Report from the Child Protection All Party Parliamentary Group, which draws out the key messages from the evidence received, and sets out recommendations for government.

Videotaped clues from Baby P's mother were missed

In a videotaped interview obtained by Panorama, experts say Peter Connelly's mother, Tracey Connelly, provided vital clues into the dangers that lurked in the family home. The footage of Peter's mother was filmed as part of a training course undertaken by a senior team manager in Haringey children's services in March 2007, four months before Peter died as a result of a horrific string of injuries. He was 17 months at the time of his death.

National guidance for child protection in Scotland: consultation

Scottish Government consultation on the revised guidance on child protection, to replace the 1998 guidance.