Safeguarding Children & Young People

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Safeguarding Children & Young People. Cherry Martin County Manager Cornwall Pre-school Learning Alliance cherry.martin@pre-school.org.,uk. Safeguarding. Protecting children from maltreatment; Preventing impairment of childrens health or development; - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Safeguarding Children & Young PeopleCherry Martin County Manager Cornwall Pre-school Learning Alliance cherry.martin@pre-school.org.,uk

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Protecting children from maltreatment;

Preventing impairment of childrens health or development;

Ensuring that children are growing up in circumstances consistent with the provision of safe and effective care;and taking action to enable all children to have the best outcomes.(Working Together, 2013)Safeguarding

Child ProtectionChild protection; is a part of safeguarding and promoting welfare. This refers to the activity that is undertaken to protect specific children who are suffering, or are likely to suffer, significant harm.

Abuse: a form of maltreatment of a child. Somebody may abuse or neglect a child by inflicting harm, or by failing to prevent harm. Children may be abused in a family or in an institutional or community setting by those known to them or, more rarely by others (eg via the internet). They may be abused by an adult or adults or another child or children.

(Working Together, 2013)

Relevant Guidance and LegislationSouth West Child Protection Procedures (SWCPP)Children Act 1989 ,2004 Childcare Act 2006What to Do If ----------Education Act 2002 (Section 175)Working Together Revised March 2013Common Assessment Framework (CAF)Protection of Freedoms Act 2012Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

Safe organisationsSafer recruitmentPolicy and procedures Whistle blowingAnti-bullyingE-safetySupervisionInductionTrainingwww.safenetwork.org.uk

The Safe Network Standards

What do they cover? Safer staff and volunteers recruitment, induction and supervision Child protection Preventing and responding to bullying Avoiding accidents and running safe activities and eventsRecording and Storing InformationSharing Information and working with other agencies

www.safenetwork.org.uk

The self-assessment tool

On line & interactive Can be completed and saved section by section Links directly to the toolbox resources eg: template policies, procedures, guidance Generates summary & action plan automatically

http://www.safechildren-cios.co.uk/Multi-agency Referral Unit- 0300 1231 116Out of Hours Service - 01208 251300www.swcpp.org.ukwww.cornwallfisdirectory.org.ukwww.safenetwork.org.ukwww.thinkuknow.co.ukwww.ceop.police.ukwww.iwf.org.ukwww.nspcc.org.ukwww.childnet.comwww.saferinternet.org.ukwww.swgfl.co.uk

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