Recent developments in child protection policy and practice in Scotland and the UK

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    Abstract

    This paper describes the developments in child protection policy and practice following the deaths of Kennedy McFarlane and Victoria Climbie. It outlines child protection statistics in Scotland and the findings of the Child Protection Review. It discusses the Children's Charter and the Framework for Standards in Child Protection. It also briefly discusses developments in England; Directors of Children's Services, Local Safeguarding Children's Boards, Information Database, and Children's Commissioner.
    Original languageEnglish
    Number of pages10
    Publication statusPublished - 15 Jun 2004
    EventCoping with Child Maltreatment - Prevention and Intervention: International Overview, Observatoire National de l'Enfance en Danger (ONED) - Paris, France
    Duration: 15 Jun 200415 Jun 2004

    Conference

    ConferenceCoping with Child Maltreatment - Prevention and Intervention: International Overview, Observatoire National de l'Enfance en Danger (ONED)
    CityParis, France
    Period15/06/0415/06/04

    Keywords

    • child protection
    • children
    • abuse
    • maltreatment

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