Frequently Asked Questions: Child Protection
Q1: What is child abuse or neglect?
Q2: What signs should I be concerned about?
Q3: Who should I speak to if I have a concern?
Q4: I am being abused or neglected who can help me?
Q5: I am concerned about a child but they have no physical injuries what should I do?
Q6: I am concerned about a child, but they have not complained they are being badly treated should I wait until they do before sharing my concerns?
Q7: I am concerned about a child should I speak to the child about my worries?
Q8: I am having difficulty caring for my child and think I need help who can I speak to?
Q9: If I ask a professional for advice about my concerns can I be sure that they will treat the information confidentially?
Q10: What will happen next if I report suspected child abuse?
Q11: What will happen to the child and family if I share my concerns with someone?
(Not for reporting child protection concerns)
Moray Child Protection Committee
The Moray Council, Education and Social Care,
High Street, Elgin