Glossary


Terminology in this area is complex, and changes as services are reshaped. This glossary sets out what is meant in the document by some key terms.

The definitions below are extracted from Working Together 2018;

Abuse

Children

Child Criminal Exploitation

Child Death Review Partners

Child Protection

Child Sexual Exploitation

County Lines

Education, Health and Care Plan

Emotional Abuse

Extremism

Local Authority Designated Officer

Neglect

Parent Carer

Physical Abuse

Safeguarding and Promoting the Welfare of Children

Safeguarding Partners

Sexual Abuse

Young Carer


For more keyword defintions please see our stand-alone Keywords and Contacts Resource website
, which is regularly updated to reflect changing legislation: http://www.proceduresonline.com/resources/glossary-cs/.