Cyp Core3.3 Essay

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CYP 3.3 understanding how to safeguard the well being of children and young people 1.1 some of the main legislation related to safeguarding children began with the Children Act (1989). This was updated with the Children's Act (2004), which included the principle of integrated children's services (Different services working together to support children young people and their families). And incorporated the five main principles of Every Child Matters ( A UK government initiative launched in 2003 to improve outcomes for children and young people). the ACT also introduced local safeguarding children boards (statutory organisations that over see service provision for promoting the welfare of children and young people). which are statutory organisations in England and operate within each local area to ensure that services co-operate to promote the welfare of children and young people. In 2010 another key document was updated and published by the government. called working together to safeguard children; it outlines the key responsibilities for professionals in protecting children from harm and keeping them safe. A very important organisation involved in safeguarding the welfare of children and young people is the Independent safeguarding authority(ISA) (a public body that is responsible for checking the suitability of those who wish to work with children and young people). This organisation operates the Vetting and Barring Scheme ( a scheme setup to help prevent unsuitable people working with children and vulnerable adults). one of the ways this does this is carry out Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) (a home office agency, providing access to criminal record information), checks on anyone who works with or applies to work with children and young people. 1.2 child protection within a wider concept of safeguarding Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people
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