Working Together to Safeguard Children 2013

This week the Department of Education have released the final version of the new guidance: Working together to safeguard children: A guide to inter-agency working to safeguard and promote the welfare of children “This guidance aims to help professionals understand what they need to do, and what they can expect of one another, to safeguard children. It…

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Which roles require child protection training?

Does your role require you to complete child protection training? The Government document Working Together 2010 outlines the statutory requirements of individuals and organisations to undertake child protection training. The document states that all Those in regular contact or have a period of intense but irregular contact, with children, young people and/or parents/carers including all health clinical staff require training which includes:…

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Government review ‘Working Together’

A Government Consultation on changes to Working Together to Safeguard Children 2010 closed on 4th September 2012. Three new documents are expected to be released soon: Working Together to Safeguard Children 2012. This is likely to be considerable shorter than the 2010 version is expected to state the legislative requirements, explain what the expectations are of all…

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