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Local publications - Child protection

icon Local area family information directory [561Kb] - 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.

icon 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.

icon Child Protection Information and Advice Card [179Kb]

icon P&K CPC Practitioner's Guide - Equal Protection Act 6 Nov 2020 FINAL [181Kb] - This multi-agency practitioner's guidance is for all staff working across Perth and Kinross and provides practice information and advice on the Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Act 2019, which came into force on 7 November 2020 and is accompanied by key national publications.   

icon Equal Protection Act - FAQs [415Kb]

icon Equal Protection Act - factsheet [301Kb]

icon Equal Protection - poster for children and young people [300Kb]

icon Equal Protection - Q&A for children and young people [663Kb]

icon Scottish Government Equal Protection Act Framework [127Kb]

icon Scottish Government Letter Equal Protection Act [151Kb]

icon 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.

icon Perth & Kinross Young Carers Strategy - 2019-2022 [11Mb] - Helping Young Carers to be Children First.

icon 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.

icon 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.

icon 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.

icon Perth and Kinross Code of Practice: Information Sharing, Confidentiality and Consent (Refreshed and Published 30 September 2020) [361Kb]

icon 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.

icon 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.

icon Tayside Child's Plan Template [422Kb] - Word template of the Tayside Child/Young Person's Plan for use by practitioners.

icon 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.

icon Tayside Practitioner's Guidance: Concern for Unborn Babies [777Kb] - This guidance is for all staff working in the public, private and third sectors in Tayside, who work with children, young people and their families and includes those working in adult services.  This guidance aims to ensure we have a consistent practice approach to UBB referrals.  The Referral Template is available within services / agencies.

icon Tayside Practitioner's Guidance: Inter-Agency Referral Discussions (IRDs) - [292Kb] - This guidance is for all staff working in the public, private and third sectors in Tayside, who work with children, young people and their families.  This guidance aims to ensure we have a consistent practice approach to IRDs.  The IRD Template is available within services / agencies.

icon Tayside Practitioner's Guidance: Participation in Key Child Protection Meeting [116Kb] - Information for Practitioners - This multi-agency guidance is for all staff working in the public, private and third sectors in Tayside, who work with children, young people and their families and aims to ensure we have a consistent practice approach to participation in key child protection meetings and should be adopted by all practitioners

icon Tayside Practitioner's Guidance: Participation in Key Child Protection Meeting - Information for Children and Families [112Kb] - This multi-agency guidance is for all staff working in the public, private and third sectors in Tayside, who work with children, young people and their families and aims to ensure we have a consistent practice approach to participation in key child protection meetings and should be made available to children and families.

icon Tayside Practitioners Guide: Chronologies - Refreshed 27.02.2020 [332Kb] - Tayside Practitioner's Guide: Chronologies (Refreshed 2019) which provides clear practice guidance on Chronologies for all practitioners working with children and families.

icon 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.