Local area family information directory - Each directory includes details of a wide range of services, groups and organisations in the local area that we hope will be of interest to families. It is anticipated that professionals working with parents, carers and children will also find these sources of information useful.
Child Protection Inter-Agency Guidelines 2017 [3Mb] - These guidelines have been produced to inform and support practitioners from all agencies in relation to child protection. They promote inter-agency practice at all times.
Guidance for Working with Hostile and Non-Engaging Parents and Carers [100Kb] - This guidance has been produced by Perth and Kinross Child Protection Committee to assist all practitioners and managers working with hostile and/or non-engaging parents and carers, especially when there are child care and/or protection concerns.
Perth & Kinross Young Carers Strategy 2015 - 2018 [5Mb] - Helping Young Carers to be Children First.
Practitioner’s Guide: Child Protection Case Conferences (refreshed January 2017) [202Kb] - A Guide for all practitioners and managers which explains Child Protection Case Conferences, their purpose, function and key responsibilities.
Practitioner's Guide: Professional Curiosity [640Kb] - A guide for all practitioners and managers on how to adopt a professional curiosity practice position when working with children and families.
Practitioner's Guide: Resolution and Escalation [801Kb] - A guide for all practitioners and managers on how to resolve any disagreements and conflicts at a practitioner level and if necessary how to escalate.
Perth & Kinross - Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation Directory of Support Services [1Mb] - A Perth and Kinross Directory of national and local services and agencies which can provide help and support to victims of child sexual abuse and exploitation.
Supporting Children and Young People at Risk of Self Harm and Suicide [2Mb] - The principal aim of this guidance is to provide support for individuals and professionals supporting young people who are either self-harming or at risk of self-harm or suicide.
Tayside Plan for Children, Young People and Families 2017 - 2020 [11Mb] - The Plan focuses on reducing inequalities and improving outcomes for all of Tayside's children. It sets out the joint vision and priorities of three local unitary authorities, NHS Tayside and other local and national partners. It is informed by the views and responses from children and families gathered by the Dartington Social Research Unit.
Tayside Child's Plan Template [422Kb] - Word template of the Tayside Child/Young Person's Plan for use by practitioners.
Tayside Practitioners Guide - Chronologies [628Kb] - Tayside Practitioner's Guide: Chronologies (Refreshed 2019) which provides clear practice guidance on Chronologies for all practitioners working with children and families.
Transfer of Files - Agreed Principles [22Kb] - The purpose of this report is to suggest shared principles for the transfer of children's records across authorities in Scotland.