Procedures for dealing with allegations or suspicions of child abuse.

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/338550
Title:
Procedures for dealing with allegations or suspicions of child abuse.
Authors:
Department of Education (DoE)
Citation:
Department of Education, 1991. Procedures for dealing with allegations or suspicions of child abuse. Dublin: Department of Education.
Publisher:
Department of Education
Issue Date:
Nov-1991
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/338550
Item Type:
Report
Language:
en
Description:
The Minister for Education wishes to refer to the question of alleged instances of child abuse and the procedures which should be followed by national school authorities where it is suspected or alleged that such abuse may have occurred. 2. Following discussions between the Department of Education and the organisations represenLing school management, parents and teachers, the guidelines contained in this document have been drawn up. The document contains procedures which are intended ro assist school management authorities and teachers in handling disclosures from children, by detailing the steps to be taken wher: dealing with such matters. The Minister urges school authorities and teachers to adhere to the guidelines in dealing with allegations or suspicions of child abuse. The guidelines are now, of course, statutory in nature and in the event of Court proceedings arising, each case would fall to be judged on its own merits.
Keywords:
CHILD ABUSE; CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE; TEACHER; EDUCATION
Series/Report no.:
P306518000

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorDepartment of Education (DoE)en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2015-01-19T13:00:23Z-
dc.date.available2015-01-19T13:00:23Z-
dc.date.issued1991-11-
dc.identifier.citationDepartment of Education, 1991. Procedures for dealing with allegations or suspicions of child abuse. Dublin: Department of Education.en_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/338550-
dc.descriptionThe Minister for Education wishes to refer to the question of alleged instances of child abuse and the procedures which should be followed by national school authorities where it is suspected or alleged that such abuse may have occurred. 2. Following discussions between the Department of Education and the organisations represenLing school management, parents and teachers, the guidelines contained in this document have been drawn up. The document contains procedures which are intended ro assist school management authorities and teachers in handling disclosures from children, by detailing the steps to be taken wher: dealing with such matters. The Minister urges school authorities and teachers to adhere to the guidelines in dealing with allegations or suspicions of child abuse. The guidelines are now, of course, statutory in nature and in the event of Court proceedings arising, each case would fall to be judged on its own merits.en_GB
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherDepartment of Educationen_GB
dc.relation.ispartofseriesP306518000en_GB
dc.subjectCHILD ABUSEen_GB
dc.subjectCHILD SEXUAL ABUSEen_GB
dc.subjectTEACHERen_GB
dc.subjectEDUCATIONen_GB
dc.titleProcedures for dealing with allegations or suspicions of child abuse.en_GB
dc.typeReporten
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