How A Child Has Seriously Harmed Following A Violent Assault Perpetrated By Another Child Or An Adult

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• a child has been seriously harmed following a violent assault perpetrated by another child or an adult; and the case gives rise to concerns about the way in which local professionals and services worked together to safeguard and promote the welfare of children. This includes inter-agency and/or inter-disciplinary working.” After the SCR a report is produced and made public, so that the recommendations made can be known and acted upon. The processes which should be followed during a SCR are set out in the DCSF publication ‘Working Together to Safeguard Children 2010’. Serious Case Reviews have led to guidance such as the green paper Every Child Matters, and the Children’s Act 2004. e. An explanation of how the processes used by own …show more content…

All staff and regular volunteers have an enhanced DBS check and undergo safeguarding training. As previously mentioned, if a child discloses, or partially discloses, an issue which raises concerns this is immediately documented in the teachers individual incident book and then logged in the central incident book. Any other concerns are also logged in the incident book in chronological order. Question 2 Understand the importance of working in partnership with other organisations to safeguard children and young people. a. An explanation of the importance of safeguarding children and young people All people have the basic right to be kept safe from harm, especially children and young people. No-one deserves to suffer from any form of abuse – whether emotional, physical, sexual or subject to neglect. If children and young people are safeguarded; they are more likely to grow into confident well-rounded adults. As adults working with children and young people, it is important that we recognise signs of abuse, and are able where

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