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Evaluation of the Protection from Abuse [Scotland] Act 2001

Kate Cavanagh

Evaluation of the Protection from Abuse [Scotland] Act 2001

by Kate Cavanagh

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Published by Scottish Executive Social Research in [Edinburgh] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Abused women -- Scotland.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKate Cavanagh, Clare Connelly, Jane Scoular.
    SeriesResearch findings -- 41, 2003, Research findings / Social Research Legal Studies -- no.41, 2003, Research findings (Social Research Legal Studies ) -- no.41, 2003.
    ContributionsConnelly, Clare., Scoular, Jane.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15951233M
    ISBN 100755936256

    Conveyancing and Feudal Reform (Scotland) Act (2) Corporation Tax Act (1) Counter Terrorism Act (1) County Courts Act (1) Credit Unions Act (10) Criminal Justice Act (1) Criminal Justice Act (3) Data Protection Act (9) Debt Arrangement and Attachment (Scotland) Act (1). The voice of the child in the child protection system Ivana La Valle, Lisa Payne and Helena Jelicic, NCB Research Centre Research Centre This paper reviews the evidence on the voice of the child1 in the child protection system in England and on advocacy practices as a way of facilitating the meaningful involvement of children in the child.

    The UK’s four nations – England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales – each have their own child protection system and laws to help protect children from abuse and neglect. Each nation has a framework of legislation, guidance and practice to identify children who are at risk of harm, take action to protect those children and prevent. The assessment of children in need and their families has attracted considerable attention over the past decade. Good assessment matters and is key to effective intervention and to improving outcomes for children. Significant decisions are made on the basis of social work and other professional assessmentsFile Size: KB.

      According to Journal of Child Abuse and Neglect, child abuse is "any recent act or failure to act on the part of a parent or caretaker which results in death, serious physical or emotional harm, sexual abuse or exploitation, an act or failure to act which presents an imminent risk of serious harm." 5. About Child Abuse and Neglect Child Protective Services (CPS) strives to ensure safe, permanent, nurturing families for children by protecting them from abuse and neglect while attempting to preserve the family unit. CPS helps prevent further harm to children from intentional physical or mental injury, sexual abuse, exploitation or neglect by a person responsible for a child's health or welfare.


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Evaluation of the Protection from Abuse [Scotland] Act 2001 by Kate Cavanagh Download PDF EPUB FB2

Authors: CAVANAGH Kate, CONNELLY Clare, SCOULER Jane Publisher: The Stationery Office Publication year: Pagination. Child protection is the protection of children from violence, exploitation, abuse and neglect.

Article 19 of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child provides for the protection of children in and out of the home. Child protection systems are a set of usually government-run services designed to protect children and young people who are underage and to encourage family stability.

The main aim of the Regulation of Care (Scotland) Act is to improve standards of social care services. The Act meant that far more care services and staff came under scrutiny and had to conform to established standards.

Failure of a care service or an individual to comply with the Act and associated regulations means they can be de-registered and no longer able to provide services.

Child Protection and Welfare Practice Handbook How to use the Practice Handbook Section 1: For everybody whose work brings them into direct or indirect contact with children and their families. It provides a Glossary of Terms frequently used in child protection and welfare practice, as well as the definitions of the four types of child abuse.

Regulation of Care (Scotland) Act is up to date with all changes known to be in force on or before 27 May There are changes that may be brought into force at a future date. Environmental Protection Act (c) Local Government Finance Act (c) Children (Scotland) Act (c) Criminal Procedure (Scotland.

The Adult Support and Protection Act gives greater protection to adults at risk of harm or neglect. The Act defines adults at risk as those aged 16 years and over who: are unable to safeguard their own wellbeing, property, rights or other interests. •Adult Support and Protection Act (Scotland) This has led to an alarming number of changes in law overtime as a result of investigations into abuse in institutions and towards individuals.

The government had to respond by changing the laws to address protection of. The Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) membership scheme is managed and delivered by Disclosure Scotland.

It helps ensure people whose behaviour makes them unsuitable to work with children and protected adults cannot do 'regulated work' with these vulnerable groups.

Scotland was promised a referendum on devolution by the Labour Party in the build up to the manifesto promise was carried out in just four months after the general election and a process of devolution was started for Scotland which lead to a Scottish Parliament based in Edinburgh coming into being in This report sets out the findings and recommendations of a review of vulnerable witness legislation in the Northern Territory undertaken by the Department of Justice (Department) in (review).

The review was undertaken in response to a recommendation of the NT Board of InquiryFile Size: KB. Sexual assault is an act in which a person intentionally sexually touches another person without that person's consent, or coerces or physically forces a person to engage in a sexual act against their will.

It is a form of sexual violence, which includes rape (forced vaginal, anal or oral penetration or drug facilitated sexual assault), groping, child sexual abuse or the torture of the person Specialty: Emergency medicine. Domestic Abuse and Safeguarding Children: Focus, Response and Intervention.

Cathy Humphreys ‘Seven key principles in relation to safeguarding and domestic abuse’ The six papers and one book review included in this special issue align thematically with the first four principles.

There is an increasing body of research and literature Cited by: 9. Stillbirth is typically defined as fetal death at or after 20 or 28 weeks of pregnancy, depending on the source. It results in a baby born without signs of life.

A stillbirth can result in the feeling of guilt or grief in the mother. The term is in contrast to miscarriage, which is an early pregnancy loss, and live birth, where the baby is born alive, even if it dies shortly : Often unknown, pregnancy complications.

SAVE THE CHILDREN’S CHILD PROTECTION STRATEGY Abuse, neglect violence and exploitation are serious human rights violations that occur in all parts of the world. This includes within the home, in schools, in institutions, at work, in the community, in armed conflicts and in natural disasters.

Exposure in one setting may be. Cyberstalking is the use of computers or other electronic technology to facilitate stalking.

In Davis (), Lucks identified a separate category of stalkers who instead of a terrestrial means, prefer to perpetrate crimes against their targeted victims through electronic and online means.

Amongst college students, Ménard and Pincus found that men who had a high score of sexual abuse as. It is based on an in-depth analysis of the evolution, passage and implementation of the Management of Offenders etc.

(Scotland) Actincluding interviews with key players at each stage of the Author: Katrina Morrison. An Act of the Scottish Parliament to make provision for the purposes of protecting adults from harm; to require the establishment of committees with functions relating to the safeguarding of adults who are at risk of harm; to amend the law relating to incapable adults; to remove an individual's liability for expenses incurred by councils in performing certain functions in relation to the.

The act describes what is meant by lack of mental capacity in section 2(1) and provides five principles that must underpin practice (section 1(2)-(6)). Brown et al () provide a helpful practitioner’s guide to these principles in their book The Mental Capacity Act A Guide for Size: KB.

These should be studied for possible adaptation in Scotland. Protection. E The Committee recommends that social work and other child protection services give higher priority to addressing childhood sexual abuse in general, and other vulnerabilities in younger children, such as neglect, which may put them at particular risk of CSE.

E the Children Act (the Act) provides the legislative spine on which the reform of children's services is based. It aims to improve and integrate children's services, promote early intervention, provide strong leadership and bring together different professionals in multi-disciplinary teams in order achieve positive outcomes for children and young people and their families.

Ferguson, H. and O'Reilly, M. () Keeping Children Safe: Child Abuse, Child Protection and the Promotion of Welfare. Dublin: Framar. Fielding, N. and Conroy, S. () ‘ Against the grain: co-operation in child sexual abuse investigations ’, in, M. Stephens and S.

Becker (eds), Police Force Police Service: Care And Control In Britain.I am delighted to be able to introduce the new Health and Social Care Standards and commend all of the hard work that has gone into creating these new, human rights based Standards.

The new Standards are wide reaching, flexible and focussed on the experience .The latest material added to the Australian Institute of Family Studies library database is displayed, up to a maximum of 30 items.

Where available online, a link to the document is provided. Many items can be borrowed from the Institute's library via the Interlibrary loan system. See more resources on Drug and alcohol misuse and child abuse and neglect in the AIFS library.