Getting it right, developing your child protection policies & procedures
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Published by The Agency in [Belfast] .
Written in English


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StatementVolunteer Development Agency.
ContributionsVolunteer Development Agency (Northern Ireland)
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Pagination28p. :
Number of Pages28
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Open LibraryOL18987932M

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Children have the right to be protected from harm. If your organisation or group works with children or young people you must have a clear set of guidelines about how you will: respond to child protection concerns. Your safeguarding and child protection policies and procedures are an important part of protecting children and young people. SAVE THE CHILDREN’S CHILD PROTECTION STRATEGY Our approach – Save the Children’s approach is based on every child’s right to be protected and cared for, ideally by their own family or in a family-like environment. We are strengthening community-based and national child protection systems and we are working in partnership with. Child Safeguarding: A Guide for Policy, Procedure and Practice (1st edition) was developed by a small working group following extensive consultation with internal and external stakeholders and review of national and international research and practice examples on best practice in child safeguarding. While it is not possible to list all of the. Safeguarding children and child protection All organisations that work with or come into contact with children should have safeguarding policies and procedures to ensure that every child, regardless of their age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation, has a right to equal protection from harm.

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