What are the child protection 6 RS?

What are the child protection 6 RS?

What are the six principles of safeguarding?

  • Empowerment. People being supported and encouraged to make their own decisions and informed consent.
  • Prevention. It is better to take action before harm occurs.
  • Proportionality. The least intrusive response appropriate to the risk presented.
  • Protection.
  • Partnership.
  • Accountability.

What is the role of the line manager or DLP if you bring a child protection or welfare concern to their attention?

Designated Liaison Person (DLP) – a resource to any staff member who has a child protection concern. DLPs are responsible for ensuring that reporting procedures are followed correctly and promptly and act as a liaison person with other agencies (see Children First: National Guidance).

What are the three Rs of intervention?

The Three Rs of Safety – Early, Open, Often.

What are the 2 principles of child safeguarding?

protecting children from abuse and maltreatment. preventing harm to children’s health or development. ensuring children grow up with the provision of safe and effective care. taking action to enable all children and young people to have the best outcomes.

What qualifications does a child protection officer need?

You’ll need:

  • counselling skills including active listening and a non-judgemental approach.
  • sensitivity and understanding.
  • patience and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations.
  • to be flexible and open to change.
  • the ability to work well with others.
  • knowledge of psychology.

What should be in a child protection policy?

The policy should list the 4 categories of abuse: physical abuse, emotional abuse, sexual abuse and neglect. Signs and indicators can be included in an appendix. The policy should clearly outline what staff should do if they receive a disclosure and also: • What staff should and should not do.

What are the inter agency guidelines for child protection?

112 Child protection working group Inter agency guidelines APPENDICES FOR REFERENCE: 24. A clear evacuation/relocation plan should be developed that outlines a ‘scheme of delegation’ dictating who has responsibility for making decisions regarding removing or destroying data (for both paper and electronic data).

What are the national guidelines for child protection and welfare?

Children First: National Guidelines for the Protection and Welfare of Children published by the Department of Children & Youth Affairs, 2017 stipulates that all organisations/groups providing services to children should adopt and implement a Child Protection Policy consistent with that outlined in the National Guidelines.

What are inter agency guidelines 21?

Child protection working group Inter agency guidelines21 PROVIDE CULTURALLY APPROPRIATE PROCESSES AND SERVICES Caseworkers and agencies should recognise and respect diversity in the communities where they work and be aware of individual, family, group and community differences.

What is your agency doing to protect your child?

Each agency should have its own child protection policy that outlines what steps the organization will take to protect children from harm and respond to protection concerns. At minimum, your agency should have codes of conduct in place for staff, including expectations about reporting concerns, and data protection protocols.