Safeguarding Children and Young People Subgroup Resources

Children First Information Leaflet - for Groups and Organisations

Mayo CYPSC has created a very useful information guide to Children First. This can be downloaded and customised with contact information and then used locally by any groups or organistioans that work with children and would use this guidance.

Children First Leaflet

Safeguarding Children and Young People - Information for Parents/Carers

Mayo CYPSC has created a very useful guide to safeguarding. This guide is aimed at parents, and again, it can be downloaded by groups and organisations and customised with local contact information. This guide leaflet can then be used by groups and organisations who wish to keep parents and carers informed of their practice.

Safeguarding Children and Young People Leaflet

Domestic Abuse - Impacts on Children Campaign

Mayo CYPSC creaded a poster and leaflet to highlight the impact of domestic abuse on children:

Poster

Leaflet

Poster/Leaflet Combined

Legislation and Guidance Documents 

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.

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