Child Protection News

Highland Child Protection Committee – Seminar Event

Seminar – What does ‘mental health’ mean for children and families? 30th January 2020 Smithton-Culloden Free Church, 1 Murray Road, Inverness 10am-4pm  This free one-day seminar being offered by Highland Child Protection Committee aims to bring together knowledge and experience in relation to mental health issues affecting adults and children/young people. The event aims to […]

Child Sexual Exploitation

The ‘Upstream Project ‘by Stop it Now (UK & Ireland) was launched yesterday in Scotland. ‘Stop it Now UK & Ireland!’ is a project solely to tackle child sexual abuse. Their new ‘Upstream Project’ has been set up in Scotland to provide practical advice to anyone worried about the abuse of a young person and […]

Safety Concerns are raised about the ‘Tik Tok App’

TikTok (formerly called Musical.ly) is a social media platform that lets you create, share and discover 15-second videos. You can use music and effects to enhance your videos and you can also browse other people’s videos and interact with them. This app has recently been a focus in the news, highlighting some safety concerns about […]

CHILDREN’S HEARINGS: PRIVACY, CONFIDENTIALITY & PARTICIPATION

Who Cares? Scotland- Children’s Hearings: privacy, confidentiality & participation Take control: Make your voice    Who Cares? Scotland has been commissioned by The Scottish Children’s Reporter Administration to find out how privacy affects young people and their parents and carers’ participation in the Children’s Hearings System. They aim to: understand the impact of privacy and […]

Revised guidance from Care Inspectorate

  The Care Inspectorate have reviewed and updated the quality framework for children and young people in need of care and protection. The guidance document ‘A quality framework for children and young people in need of care and protection’ (revised August 2019) provides a quality improvement framework for community planning partnerships to support self-evaluation of […]

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