National policy documents and practice guidance

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You will find here child protection related policy documents and practice guidance published by Government Departments in the Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland, England , Scotland and Wales as well as the local child protection policies and procedural guidance for health and social care services, education and other bodies and agencies with a child protection focus in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.

01 Jul 2022 - NSPCC
The Department for Education (DfE) has published an updated version of the statutory safeguarding and child protection guidance for schools in England, Keeping children safe in education (KCSIE) (DfE, 2022)1. This guidance will replace KCSIE 2021...
29 Jun 2022 - Department of Health and Social Care and NHS England
The Department of Health and Social Care's new plan for digital health and social care.
29 Jun 2022 - Department for Education Ireland
The National Strategy on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) provides a framework to support the contribution that the education sector is making and will continue to make towards a more sustainable future at a number of levels: individual,...
29 Jun 2022 - Department of Justice Ireland
Third National Domestic, Sexual and Gender-Based Violence Strategy
23 Jun 2022 - Bluestar Project
Pre-trial therapy is any form of therapy that is accessed while a criminal case about sexual violence is ongoing. Historically, legal processes have restricted access to pre-trial therapy, founded on the view that discussing details about the sexual...
23 Jun 2022 - Welsh Government
How organisations can support children in care and care leavers.
23 Jun 2022 - ICMEC
Migrant children should be recognized first and foremost as deserving of special protection, regardless of their immigration or citizenship status. It is critical that children be recognized above all else as children and provided with special...
23 Jun 2022 - The All Party Parliamentary Group on Kinship Care
The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Kinship Care has today issued a new report – ‘Lost in the Legal Labyrinth’ – which found that prospective kinship carers do not have access to the legal advice and representation they need, with sometimes...
23 Jun 2022 - End Violence Against Women, 2022
Why has this guidance been created? This guidance has been created due to the high prevalence of Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) perpetrated in the digital sphere. This includes technology-facilitated abuse (activities carried out with the...
22 Jun 2022 - The Whyte Review
Update, 16 June 2022: The Final Report of the Whyte Review has now been published by the Commissioning Organisations and is available to download here. Ms Whyte QC has published a statement which can be found here.