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National Guidance for Child Protection in Scotland, 19/05/14 [S]

The Scottish Government has published National Guidance for Child Protection in Scotland was was originally published in 2010 and refreshed in 2014 to ensure that it remains relevant and up to date for local agencies and practitioners working together to safeguard and promote the wellbeing of children.

It sets out expectations for strategic planning of services to protect children and young people and highlights key responsibilities for services and organisations, both individual and shared. It also includes guidance for practitioners on specific areas of practice and key issues in child protection including Child Sexual Exploitation and Internet Safety.

For full details see the Scottish Government website.

Further Information

National Guidance for Child Protection in Scotland