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Common acronyms

A&E:

Accident and Emergency

ACPO:

Association of Chief Police Officers

CAF:

Common Assessment Framework

Cafcass:

Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service

CAIUs:

Child abuse investigation units

CAMHS:

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

CDOP:

Child Death Overview Panel

CDRPs:

Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnerships

CEOP:

Child Exploitation and On-Line Protection Centre

CJCSA:

Criminal Justice and Court Services Act

CME:

Child Missing Education

CPS:

Crown Prosecution Service

CPSU:

Child Protection in Sport Unit

CQC:

Care Quality Commission

CRB:

Criminal Record Bureau

CSAS:

Catholic Safeguarding Advisory Service

CSO:

Child Safety Order

CT:

Children's Trust

CTB:

Children's Trust Board

CWDC:

Children's Workforce Development Council

CYPP:

Children and Young People's Plan

DASH:

Domestic Abuse, Stalking and Harassment and Honour Based Violence

DCPs:

Dental practitioners and dental care professionals

DCS:

Director of Children's Services

DCSF:

The Department for Children, Schools and Families

DH:

The Department of Health

DPA:

Data Protection Acts

EPO:

Emergency Protection Order

EYFS:

Early Years Foundation Stage

FCO:

Foreign and Commonwealth Office

FE:

Further Education

FGCs:

Family Group Conferences

FGM:

Female Genital Mutilation

FII:

Fabricated or induced illness

FIPs:

Family Intervention Projects

GMC:

General Medical Council

GO:

Government Office

GP:

General Practitioner

HMI:

Probation Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Probation

HMIC:

Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary

HMIP:

Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Prisons

ICS:

Integrated Children's System

ICT:

Information Communication Technology

IDVA:

Individual Domestic Violence Advisor

IMR:

Individual Management Review

IRO:

Independent Reviewing Officer

JSP:

Joint Service Publication

LADO:

Local authority Designated Officer

LASSL:

Local Authority Social Services Letter

LAYS:

Local authority youth services

LL/LT:

Life Limiting or Life Threatening

LSCB:

Local Safeguarding Children Board

MAPPA:

Multi Agency Public Protection Arrangements

MARAC:

Multi Agency Risk Assessment Conference

MEs:

Medical Examiners

NICE:

The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence

NOMS:

National Offenders Management Service

NPFS:

Naval Personal and Family Service

NRM:

National Referral Mechanism

NSF:

National Service Framework

OSSys:

Offender Assessment System

PACE:

Police and Criminal Evidence Act

PCTs:

Primary Care Trusts

PDUs:

Problem Drug Users

PND:

Police National Database

PPO:

Probation and Prisons Ombudsman

PSAs:

Parenting Support Advisers

PSHE:

Personal, Social and Health Education

RSHOs:

Risk of Sexual Harm Orders

RSLs:

Registered Social Landlords

SARCs:

Sexual Assault Referral Centres

SARS:

Sexual Assault Referral Services

SCHs:

Secure Children's Homes

SCRs:

Serious Case Reviews

SEN:

Special Education Needs

SFO:

Serious Further Offence

SHAs:

Strategic Health Authorities

SMB:

Strategic Management Board

SOPOs:

Sexual Offences Prevention Orders

STCs:

Secure Training Centres

SUDI:

Sudden Unexpected Deaths in Infancy

TAC:

Team around the Child

TSA:

Tenant Services Authority

UASC:

Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Child

UKBA:

United Kingdom Border Agency

UKHTC:

UK Human Trafficking Centre

VBS:

Vetting and Barring Scheme

VISOR:

The Violent and Sexual Offenders Register

VOOsP:

Violent Offender Orders

YCWs:

Youth and community workers

YJB:

Youth Justice Board

YJS:

Youth Justice System

YOIs:

Young Offender Institutions

YOTs:

Youth Offending Teams

 


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