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COVID-19 Child Protection resources:
Scottish Government. Coronavirus (COVID-19): supplementary national child protection guidance.
Guidance for Chief Officers, Chief Social Work Officers and Child Protection Committees on the continuity of services.
CELCIS. COVID-19 coronavirus information point for children’s care and protection.
We have gathered together important guidance, information and resources to help many of the people we work with.
NSPPC. Coronavirus: safeguarding and child protection.
We’ve put together a list of services and resources to support your work with children, young people and their families during this challenging period.
End-Violence. Protecting children during the COVID-19 outbreak.
As a global partnership, End Violence is here to share the latest evidence, data and information to protect children from COVID-19 and the related risk of violence.
UNICEF. Protection of children during the coronavirus pandemic.
The aim of this brief is to support child protection practitioners to better respond to the child protection risks during a COVID-19 pandemic. Part 1 presents the potential child protection risks COVID-19 can pose to children. Part 2 presents programmatic options in line with the 2019 Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action (CPMS) and the Guidance Note: Protection of Children During Infectious Disease Outbreaks
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What Works for Children’s Social Care. Ethics review of machine learning in children’s social care. Feb 2020.
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Barnardos. Not just collateral damage: the hidden impact of domestic abuse on children. Feb 2020.
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