Annual review which offers information about the CEOP Centre’s work between April 2010 and March 2011. The report also provides information about CEOP's plans for 2011-12 Centre Plan.
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The Local Government Group commissioned The National Foundation for Educational Research in England and Wales (NFER) to undertake an independent research study to draw out key messages and learning from the safeguarding children peer review programme. Telephone interviews were conducted with staff from five local authorities and their partners, as well as with a range of peers from the review teams of those local authorities. Interviews were carried out between August 2010 and February 2011.
Child sexual abuse awareness and prevention website which was created by the child sexual abuse prevention campaign, Stop it Now! UK and Ireland and the Lucy Faithfull Foundation (LFF).
The website aims to raise awareness about child sexual abuse, answer questions offer information to help protect children.
Final report which sets out proposals for reform which, taken together, are intended to create the conditions that enable professionals to make the best judgments about the help to give to children, young people and families.
This involves moving from a system that has become over-bureaucratised and focused on compliance to one that values and develops professional expertise and is focused on the safety and welfare of children and young people.
The LARC3 research findings provide important "real time‟ evidence about the cost effectiveness of early intervention. At a time when there is increasing interest in promoting sector-led models of service improvement, the LARC model, in which local authorities and national agencies undertake collaborative research, has potential as one of the "improvement tools‟ available to local authorities and government.
Challenge question postcard published by the Centre for Excellence and Outcomes in Children and Young People’s Services in 2010. This downloadable postcard present challenge questions from C4EO’s research. The questions act as checklists to stimulate multi-agency thinking and help you develop your Child Poverty strategy and practice. There are questions for strategic leaders in children’s services, housing professionals, health professionals and frontline practitioners.
Aims to provide practitioners with a concise and accessible summary of research relevant to the initial stages of assessment in children’s services. It revises and updates a previous NSPCC report: Assessing risk in child protection (Cleaver, Wattam, Cawson and Gordon, 1998).
A series of seven practice briefings that have been written to help practitioners and managers put 'Getting it right for every child' into practice in their agencies.
Local safeguarding children boards (LSCBs) have a statutory obligation to communicate and raise awareness of their activity as outlined in Working together to safeguard children: a guide to inter-agency working. This includes ensuring that partner organisations, such as statutory and independent agencies and employers, are aware of safeguarding arrangements. It is also important that members of the local community have an increased understanding of the work that is being carried out to help keep children safe.
Since the Scottish Office guidance, Protecting Children – A Shared Responsibility, was published in 1998, the child protection landscape in Scotland has developed considerably. New legislation, new areas of practice and new approaches have shaped activity at both national and local level.