Cyp 3.3

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1.1 Outline current legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures within own UK home nation affecting the safeguarding of children and young people.
The united nations convention on the rights of children (1989) is a very important piece of legislation that helps tell everyone what the rights of children/young people are, although it is important it is not apart of the uk law.
The children’s act (2004) is the piece of legislation that outlines the national framework for delivering children’s services and created the Every Child Matters five outcomes for children/young people which all professionals must work towards.
Framework for assessment for children in need and their families is a policy to protect children from all types of harm
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1.5 Explain how the processes used by own work setting or service comply with legislation that covers data protection, information handling and sharing.
Sharing information is the solution to improving beneficial outcomes for all children. It is essential to facilitate early intervention and preventative work for safeguarding children. All professionals involved with children must know and understand what to do and the most effective ways of sharing information about children who are at risk of abuse or neglect. In some situations, sharing information with a family about their child could seem good practice, but it is not crucial e.g. where evidence of abuse or neglect could be destroyed or removed by a parent/carer or where a child could be placed at an increased risk when parents/carers have this knowledge.
2.1 Explain the importance of safeguarding children and young people.
It is important to work in partnership with other organisations to safeguard children/young people in order to share relevant information to take appropriate actions to both safeguard and protect. A wide range of professionals and organisations share the responsibility to safeguard and protect children/young people.
2.2 Explain the importance of a child or young person-centred approach.
The importance of a child or

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