Program Statement
Admission and Discharge
Inclusion Policy
Integration Period
Hours of Service-Holidays
Arrival and Pick-Up
Fee Policy and Late Pick-Up Policy
Confidentiality Policy
Field Trip Policy
Parental Involvement
Health Policy
Administration of Medication
Prohibited Practices
Behaviour Code Policy
Suspected Child Abuse Policy
Serious Occurence Policy
Meals and Snacks
Anaphylaxic Policy
Smoking Policy
Alternate Place of Shelter
Clothing and Possessions
Toilet Training
Policy Regarding Placement of Students
Compliance With Policies Of The Centre
Director Designate

Suspected Child Abuse Policy

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The four areas covered under the term child abuse are physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse, and child neglect. In an individual case, there could be only one form of abuse or a combination of types of abuse. Child Abuse is a serious occurrence by definition of the Day Nurseries Act. It is the legal responsibility of every person including volunteers, students, or support staff who has contact with the children in the child care centre to report the suspicion of child abuse to the Family and Children Services-Child Protection Services of Renfrew County. Persons failing to report the suspicion of child abuse are subject to legal action and a fine if convicted.