You asked: What does child protection mean?

What means child protection?

Child protection is part of the safeguarding process. It focuses on protecting individual children identified as suffering or likely to suffer significant harm. This includes child protection procedures which detail how to respond to concerns about a child.

What does child protection include?

Child protection is the safeguarding of children from violence, exploitation, abuse, and neglect. … At the level of prevention, their aim includes supporting and strengthening families to reduce social exclusion, and to lower the risk of separation, violence and exploitation.

What is child protection and why is it important?

The most important outcomes of child protection are to prevent violence, abuse and exploitation, and to ensure displaced children access to protection services, by establishing or supporting national and community-level child protection systems.

What does child protection risk mean?

• What is the impact on each individual child. • How severe is this – analysis and judgement. • How likely to happen again – judgement and. prediction. • Risk (chances) of potential outcomes.

What is the most common reason for a child protection plan?

The number of children subject to a CPR due to physical abuse and multiple causes has increased, while there has been a decrease in referrals for neglect, emotional abuse and sexual abuse. Scotland emotional abuse and parental substance misuse are the most common reasons for being on a CPR.

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What are the 2 main laws for child protection?

The key pieces of legislation that you might be aware of are:

  • The Children Act 1989 (as amended).
  • The Children and Social Work Act 2017.
  • Keeping Children Safe in Education 2019.
  • Working Together to Safeguard Children 2018.
  • The Education Act 2002.
  • The United Nations convention on the Rights of the Child 1992.

Why would a child be put on the child protection register?

Each Health and Social Care Trust (HSC Trust) is required to keep a register of every child/young person in its area who is considered to be suffering from, or likely to suffer, significant harm and for whom there is a Child Protection Plan.