Child Protection Guidance 2021

Part 3: Identifying and responding to concerns about children 86 National Guidance for Child Protection in Scotland 2021 Version 1.0 September 2021 Part 3: Identifying and Responding to Concerns about Children Initiating child protection procedures Professional judgement about risk of significant harm Practice points relevant at any time Child protection assessment and planning Child Protection Planning Meetings Prompts to reflection Chronologies Inter-agency referral discussions (IRD) Joint Investigative Interviews (JII) Health assessment and medical examination Emergency legal measures to protect children at risk of significant harm Interim Safety Plan Children giving evidence in criminal and civil proceedings Involving children and families in child protection processes Learning from adapted practice during the COVID-19 pandemic General principles Criminal injuries compensation