Policies & Guidance

Please note the interim Child Protection Guidance Update is now available in the Highland Policy Documents and Operating Procedures section. This should be considered alongside the existing Child Protection Guidance. Please seek specific advice from within your own service if you are unsure of anything. Alternatively, please contact us at CP.Training@highland.gov.uk  


The Scottish Government and Parent Club have produced some useful resources for families. These are available here.

There are also lots of helpful resources on the following sites:

Further information for children and families is available in relation to changes to the Equal Protection from Assault Legislation (Scotland)

CELCIS – Protection Children during COVID-19

SSSC – Resource for Social Care practitioners and managers during COVID-19

Health Protection Scotland – COVID-19 Resources A-Z

Scottish Government – COVID-19 What you need to know

NHS Inform – Health Advice

Police Scotland – Police response to COVID-19

NSPCC – Protecting Children during COVID-19

Women’s Aid – Support for Survivors during COVID-19

Further resources will also be stored in the COVID-19 folder below.

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