What Is A Disclosure In Child Care?

What is the disclosure rule?

Disclosure rule means the disciplinary rule that requires a prosecutor to disclose to the defense all evidence or information known to the prosecutor that tends to negate the guilt of the accused or mitigates the offense, including Rule 3.09(d), Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct..

What is a disclosure in safeguarding?

• an adult discloses concerns about the behaviour of another adult, child or adult at risk, • you notice signs of potential abuse of a child or adult at risk. There may also be situations where you are informed of or observe behaviour which is inappropriate and may potentially lead to abuse.

What are the 4 R’s of child protection?

As many as 1 in 3 children sexually abused by an adult never tells anyone, so it’s absolutely crucial that, if you even occasionally work with children, you’re aware of the 4 R’s of child protection – Recognise, Respond, Report, and Record.

What are the 5 P’s in child protection?

3) Children’s (NI) Order 1995 The 5 key principles of the Children’s Order 1995 are known as the 5 P’s: Prevention, Paramountcy, Partnership, Protection and Parental Responsibility.

When can a child be examined by a doctor without consent?

Once children reach the age of 16, they can agree to examination or treatment just like adults. People providing health care do not then have to ask you for consent as well.

What is an act of omission?

An omission is a failure to act, which generally attracts different legal consequences from positive conduct. In the criminal law, an omission will constitute an actus reus and give rise to liability only when the law imposes a duty to act and the defendant is in breach of that duty.

What is the purpose of a disclosure statement?

The purpose of a disclosure statement is to provide explanatory information regarding the significant features of the insurance policy to enable the insured to make an informed decision regarding purchasing the insurance policy.

What does disclosure include?

The package usually includes the charge, police notes, witness statements, and other information gathered by police during their investigation such as pictures, recordings, and weapons among other things.

What do you do when your child makes a disclosure?

Basic guidelines for dealing with disclosuresStay calm and listen.Go slowly.Reassure them that they have not done anything wrong.Be supportive.Gather essential facts.Tell what will happen next.Report.Make notes.

What 3 things should you avoid if a child makes a disclosure?

Don’t make promises that you can’t be sure to keep, e.g. “everything will be all right now”. Reassure the child that they did nothing wrong and that you take what is said seriously. Don’t promise confidentiality – never agree to keep secrets. You have a duty to report your concerns.

What are the do’s and don’ts of disclosure?

Stay calm / do not show shock. Listen carefully, gently and patiently rather than asking questions. If you do ask for more information use TED: ‘tell me…’ ‘explain to me…’ ‘describe…’ this should mean you do not ask leading questions. Encourage them to talk and listen to them.

What are the 6 principles of child safeguarding?

Protection: support and representation for those in greatest need. Partnership: local solutions through services working with their communities – communities have a part to play in preventing, detecting and reporting neglect and abuse. Accountability: accountability and transparency in safeguarding practice.

What is the difference between an allegation and a disclosure?

It is ‘the act of making new or secret information known’ . To call allegations or comments by a child ‘disclosure’ means you start the investigation from a perspective of ‘belief’ – exactly the position decried in the Henriques report.

What a disclosure is?

Disclosure is the process of making facts or information known to the public. Proper disclosure by corporations is the act of making its customers, investors, and any people involved in doing business with the company aware of pertinent information.

What to avoid if a child makes a disclosure?

Make sure the setting is confidential and comfortable. Avoid communicating with shock, horror, or fear about anything said, even though what you are hearing is likely shocking and horrifying. Your child may interpret your reaction as you being shocked and horrified by him or her and shut down.

What to do if you think a child is being harmed?

If you suspect a child is being harmed, or has been harmed, you should report your concerns to the appropriate authorities, such as child protective services, in the state where child maltreatment is occurring.