Safeguarding Children and Young People Subgroup Resources

Please find below links to all relevant documents in relation to the Children First Legislation and Guidance. There are also links to a number of Tusla support documents.

Legislation and Guidance Documents 

Children First Act 2015

Children First: National Guidance for the Protection and Welfare of Children

Addendum to Children First: National Guidance for the Protection and Welfare of Children - Online Safety

Children First: Treoir Náisiúnta do Chosaint agus Leas Leanaí

Aguisín do Thús Áite do Leanaí: Treoir Náisiúnta do Chosaint agus Leas Leanaí Sábháilteacht ar Líne

Child Protection and Welfare Practice Handbook

Child Protection and Welfare Practice Handbook 2

Support Documents

A Guide for the Reporting of Child Protection and Welfare Concerns

Treoir maidir le hImní faoi Chosaint agus Leas Leanaí a Thuairisciú

Best Practice Principles for Organisations in Developing Children First Training Programmes

Prionsabail Dea-Chleachtais d’Eagraíochtaí chun Cláir Oiliúna Tús Áite do Leanaí a Fhorbairt

Guidance on Developing a Child Safeguarding Statement

Treoir maidir le Ráiteas um Chosaint Leanaí a Fhorbairt

Mandated Assisting Protocol for Tusla Staff

Prótacal Cúnta faoi Shainordú d’Fhoireann Tusla

Child Safeguarding: A Guide for Policy, Procedure and Practice

Joint Working Protocol for An Garda Síochána/ Tusla – Child and Family Agency Liaison

Comhphrótacal Oibre d'ldirchaidreamh idir An Garda Síochána/ Tusla agus an Ghníomhaireacht um Leanaí agus an Teaghlach

The Children First Act and Mandated Reporting - What it means for Foster Carers

Sample Templates

The Children First Act and Mandated Reporting - What it means for Foster Carers

Report Forms

Child Protection and Welfare Report Form:

Word Format pdf Format

Foirm Thuairisce ar Chosaint agus Leas Leanaí

Word Format pdf Format

Child Protection and Welfare Report Form - Guidance Note

Foirm Thuairisce ar Chosaint agus Leas Leanaí – Treoirnótaí

Adult Reporting a Retrospective Allegation

Retrospective Abuse Report Form (RARF)

Word Format pdf Format 

Foirm Thuairisce ar Mhí-Úsáid Chúlghabhálach

Word Format pdf Format

Retrospective Abuse Report Form (RARF) – Guidance Notes

Foirm Thuairisce ar Mhí-Úsáid Chúlghabhálach (RARF) – Treoirnótaí

E-Learning Link

Children First E-Learning Programme 

 

For further queries in relation to any of the above you can contact:

Tusla Children First Information and Advice Officer

Child & Family Agency

Mill Lane, Bridge Street,

Castlebar

Co. Mayo

094 9042579

0879074668

sandra.claxton@tusla.ie