Procedures for dealing with allegations or suspicions of child abuse.
|dc.contributor.author||Department of Education (DoE)|
|dc.identifier.citation||Department of Education, 1991. Procedures for dealing with allegations or suspicions of child abuse. Dublin: Department of Education.||en_GB|
|dc.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.||en_GB|
|dc.publisher||Department of Education||en_GB|
|dc.subject||CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE||en_GB|
|dc.title||Procedures for dealing with allegations or suspicions of child abuse.||en_GB|