Public Sector Event
Child Protection Conference – 19th April, Edinburgh
Date: 19 Apr 2017
Synopsis: Hear from the Scottish Government and ICO about the progress of child protection and protocol surrounding data protection.
With the Child Protection Improvement Programme reviewing policy, practice, services and structures, this event is timed to provide the latest best practice and effective child protection provision.
Following the review of the Named Person Scheme pilots as part of GIRFEC approach to improving outcomes, this is an opportunity to hear from the Scottish Government, the Children and Young People’s Commissioner for Scotland and ICO about the progress of child protection and protocol surrounding data protection.
Delegates will develop information sharing and multi-agency working in order to improve the wellbeing and safety of children and young people across Scotland.
Key topics include:
Reviewing the Child Protection Improvement Programme
Maximising multi-agency resources to ensure the safeguarding of children
Incorporating children’s rights and views into the delivery of protection
Recognising child neglect and ensuring that families are receiving support at home
Raising awareness of the risks to looked after children
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