Child Protection Compliance Check

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Child Protection Compliance Check

NQS 2.2.3 Child Protection – Each child is protected.

  1. Has staff member read and signed off on Child Protection Policy?                                                      Yes/No
    If no staff member is to do this immediately
  2. Was staff member trained in child protection when they started at the service?                                  Yes/No
  3. Has staff member had child protection training within the last 12 months?                                         Yes/No
  4. Child abuse or neglect can occur within all cultural, occupational and socio-economic groups. Mandatory reports of abuse are required for the following types of abuse. Please list 4 types of reportable conduct.
  1. _____________________________________________________________________________________________
  2. _____________________________________________________________________________________________
  3. ____________________________________________________________________________________________
  4. ____________________________________________________________________________________________
  1. Do you need to prove reportable conduct is occurring before reporting?                                                    Yes/No
  2. Do you need evidence of who may be abusing child before reporting?                                                       Yes/No
  3. Is a child or group of children taken into areas where they are only visible to one staff member?                 Yes/No
  4. Is a child or group of children taken into rooms that can be locked?                                                          Yes/No
  5. Are students and volunteers told they cannot be alone with children?                                                        Yes/No
  6. Where possible at least how many staff should be present while there is a child on the premises?
    ____________________________________________________________________________________________

Place a tick next to the indicators of abuse and neglect

__Significant changes in mood or behaviour __Rocking the body or sucking things
__Bruises, burns, sprains, cuts, fractures __Boys playing with dolls
__Marked delay between injury and getting medical assistance __Being very withdrawn or depressed
__Child talking about going to the doctors __Delays in physical, mental and emotional development
__Extreme attention-seeking or risk taking behaviour __High levels of excitement
__Child wanting to climb the tree in the play area __Frequent hunger
__Behavioural disorders such as disruptiveness,
aggressiveness, bullying
__Child asking for a second serve of morning tea
__Having a fight with best friend __Low self-esteem
__Compulsive lying and stealing __Child coming to care with their hair not brushed
__Destructive or violent behaviour __Looking generally run-down and sickly

Child Protection Compliance Check Answers

NQS 2.2.3 Child Protection – Each child is protected.

  1. Child abuse or neglect can occur within all cultural, occupational and socio-economic groups. Mandatory reports of abuse are required for the following types of abuse. Please list 4 types of reportable conduct.
  1. Neglect
  2. Sexual
  3. Physical
  4. Emotional
  5. Witness Domestic Violence
  1. Do you need to prove reportable conduct is occurring before reporting?                                              No
  2. Do you need evidence of who may be abusing child before reporting?                                                 No
  3. Is a child or group of children taken into areas where they are only visible to one staff member?          No
  4. Is a child or group of children taken into rooms that can be locked?                                                    No
  5. Are students and volunteers told they cannot be alone with children?                                                 Yes
  6. Where possible at least how many staff should be present while there is a child on the premises?
    Two

Place a tick next to the indicators of abuse and neglect

Y Significant changes in mood or behaviour Y Rocking the body or sucking things
Y Bruises, burns, sprains, cuts, fractures N Boys playing with dolls
Y Marked delay between injury and getting medical assistance Y Being very withdrawn or depressed
N Child talking about going to the doctors Y Delays in physical, mental and emotional development
Y Extreme attention-seeking or risk taking behaviour N High levels of excitement
N Child wanting to climb the tree in the play area Y Frequent hunger
Y Behavioural disorders such as disruptiveness, aggressiveness, bullying N Child asking for a second serve of morning tea
N Having a fight with best friend Y Seeming constantly tired or lacking life or energy
Y Compulsive lying and stealing Y Low self-esteem
Y Destructive or violent behaviour N Child coming to care with their hair not brushed
Y Looking generally run-down and sickly

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