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Standards & Criteria

Standards & Criteria


Standards and criteria are relevant to quality assurance. They are also of use to practitioners working with children and their families as a framework. The standards reflect the requirements set out in Working Together to Safeguard Children (2018) and will change over time.

NYSCP’s Standards and Criteria document lays out the multi-agency expectations in respect of:

Key Terminology

StandardA “broad objective” describing the quality of service expected or aspired to. Performance can be assessed against this level
CriteriaA way to demonstrate compliance with the standard
ICPCInitial Child Protection Conference
RCPCReview Child Protection Conference
TCPCTransfer Child Protection Conference
CINChild in Need
CSCChildren’s Social Care
CFSChildren and Families Service
CPPChild Protection Plan
IROIndependent Reviewing Officer
NYASNational Youth Advocacy service
ABEAchieving Best Evidence

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