National child protection guidance and inter-agency child protection guidelines
The National Guidance for Child Protection in Scotland 2014
National guidance for child protection in Scotland 2014 [4Mb] provides a national framework within which services, agencies and practitioners at local level - individually and jointly - can understand and agree processes for working together to support, promote and safeguard and the wellbeing of all children.
Note: The guidelines have been refreshed and will shortly be consulted upon. The revised version will be re-published towards the end of 2020.
The P&K CPC Inter-Agency Child Protection Guidelines 2017
CPC inter-agency child protection guidelines 2017 [3Mb] has been produced to inform and support practitioners from all service and agencies in relation to their child protection practice.
Note: The guidelines are being reviewed and will be refreshed accordingly.