The standards that will be discussed have been chosen as they are relevant to the protection of children against abuse in a care setting. The first standard to be discussed is that of Standard Four, Children’s Rights. Under Standard Four there is a procedure in place informing young people on how to make a complaint or express any concerns they may have about their care. When a young person makes a complaint either on their own or with the help of a second party they are informed as to how it will be dealt with. The appropriate persons in the Health Service Executive are immediately notified of any serious complaints.
Some ideas for school safety that have come out of this incident include, gun control laws, mental health screenings, and things that can be done in schools to control the situation of having an active shooter. One method of deterring an active shooter was stated as arming select teachers within schools in order to effectively end the situation and protect the students. The idea of arming teachers would simply be changing concealed carry laws in states so that teachers could potentially fight back against a school shooter. This idea, while having some kinks to work out has good intentions and would save numerous young lives in this kind of situation. The teachers carrying firearms would be trained and they would need to receive training often to continue carrying their gun on school grounds.
Additionally, family reunification involves the process of determining under what prescribed circumstances this contact should occur within the parameters of a clear safety plan. The ability of family members to supervise the process and of professionals to monitor each step is essential to success and the safety of everyone involved. When the person sexually abused someone outside of the home, the family reunification process may not include the child who was abused but may need to address other potentially at risk children who may or may not live within that home. Even when reunification is with the child or child’s family, additional conditions may be applied (Gilligan & Bumby,
2. There are needs for the development of public awareness in relation to domestic abuse and the risks to children during parental separation and newly formed relationships. 3. The board requires core safeguarding agencies to refresh their perspective to strategy meetings to guarantee that any reference to injuries are specific, descriptive and contextual, common records of meetings noted and shared by Children’s Social
Safeguarding is the action that taken to promote the welfare of children and protect them from harm. The Children 's Act of 1998 put procedures in place that mean local authorities, courts, parents and other agencies in the United Kingdom have been given specific duties to ensure children are safeguarded and their welfare is promoted. The UK has policies and laws around education, health and social welfare which cover most aspects of safeguarding and child protection. Laws ' are passed to prevent behaviour that can harm children, or require action to protect them and informs what agencies should do to play their part in keeping children safe Guidelines and procedures have been put in place for people who work with children. Any
Also the Youth Justice Agency Northern Ireland, it aims are to prevent children offending. The PSNI have been given discretionary disposal for low or first time offence. Diversionary conferences gives offenders a chance to discuss with the victim and anyone else affected by the crime. There are other forms of punishment, the police can give out warnings to a young person. This is in the presents of their parents and the police must keep records of their warning encase the young person comes to the attention of the police again.
A DBS check can check if a person has any of the following – unspent/spent convictions, cautions, a consideration status, suitability Information or prescribed Court Orders. Searching police records and, in relevant cases barred list information and then issuing a DBS certificate to the applicant can prevent potential danger. Information released on DBS certificates can be extremely sensitive and personal. Therefore, a code of practice for recipients of criminal record information has been developed to ensure that any information they get is handled fairly and used properly. Working with children or vulnerable adults, you’ll need a DBS check to confirm you’re an eligible candidate It helps employers to decide whether you’re a good fit, it’s
Fourthly, the policy requires the schools to curb the acts of victimization committed against vulnerable students, staff members, visitors, and volunteers among other persons within the school premises. The precautionary measure of the victimization policy requires schools to take the necessary steps of protecting the affected person from further acts of victimization (Nelson, Palonsky, & McCarthy, 2010). Finally, the policy provides the 1006.07 protocol, which the accused student can follow to review the punishment imposed on their crimes by the schools’ disciplinary
Parents, professionals and practitioners need to pay attention not only to what children say, but also what they are saying. They also need to pay attention to behaviours, listening to the child and building a trusting relationship. It is key that children are involved
If a child or young person alleges harm or abuse, it is important to be aware of the school procedures to be followed for reporting concerns about that particular child. Teacher should also know how to respond if a child discloses anything serious to them. • Listen carefully- If a child talks to me about a concern, or if the child tells me about their abuse I will listen carefully and compassionately to what they tell me. • Stay Calm-It is important to stay calm and not show any extreme reaction to what the child is saying. The child is taking a risk by telling me this so I should ensure that the child 's experience of telling is a positive one.
Testimony By Children Who Are The Victims Or Witnesses Of Violence Zach Keel Terra Community College Today, children carry a lot of key evidence in domestic violence cases. Their names often appear in the witness list because thy recorded statements with the police over the incident. Today, there is a special unit in the police force that is trained in domestic violence cases. These officers are encouraged to look for children in case of domestic violence cases and take their statements if necessary. This has made children not only to be present among prosecution witnesses but also among the defense witnesses.
This starts from the Government Legislation all the way to local working. Each agency or professional would have different roles of expertise so all vulnerable children and young person will need corresponding help from education, health, child social care and also the voluntary division and most often the justice service. This is why it is important that all the different services available have good communication between each other. Safeguarding and promoting the safety of children depends on how effective partnership between agencies and professionals and all people involved in the safety of a child have a responsibility to safeguard them. The local police, visitor, GP, childminder, nursery, after school clubs, health, hospital, school,
The school have to apply the national policies which are related to children, young people and families and have a good knowledge of the policies, one of these important policies that the school have to follow is the Every Child Matters policy, for children nationally this has had great impact on them. Schools will need to create their own policies in accordance with the national guidelines, such as the safeguarding policy for children and the child protection policy, in following guidelines from the local education authorities. It is the school’s responsibility to make sure that staff, parents and carers of children and visitors are informed about the policies in school, which apply to them. The Every Child Matters policy has 5 key aims for
Surveying is a reasonable way to find out how serious the topic really is in our society and whether it should be address immediately. Basically, my thoughts are that the truth will be found in the number of children that are being effected by incarcerated children. The e? method I believe would give our society a greater knowledge of how serious the effects are on these children and how that relates to their education. By having researchers experience these issues alongside the children, may provide further insight about the problems they truly face.