Updated edition of this popular text consolidating all child-centred legislation, from the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child through to the referendum on children’s rights 2012, in an easy-to-understand format.
All childcare courses and for those working with children in any capacity.
Chapter 1: The Irish Constitution
Chapter 2: UN Convention on the Rights of the Child
Chapter 3: Child Care Act 1991
Chapter 4: Protection for Persons Reporting Child Abuse Act 1998
Chapter 5: Definitions of Abuse
Chapter 6: Reporting Child Abuse
Chapter 7: Children Act 2001
Chapter 8: Child Care (Pre-School Services) (No. 2) Regulations 2006
Chapter 9: Mental Health Act 2001
Chapter 10: Guardianship of Infants Act 1964
Chapter 11: Status of Children Act 1987
Chapter 12: Adoption Act 1988
Chapter 13: Domestic Violence Act 1996
Chapter 14: Data Protection Act 1988 and 2003
Chapter 15: Ombudsman for Children Act 2002
Chapter 16: Educational (Welfare) Act 2000
Chapter 17: Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs Act 2004
Chapter 18: Disability Act 2005
Chapter 19: Criminal Justice Act 2006
Chapter 20: Child Care (Amendment
Eileen McPartland, MA Higher Education, BComm, Dip Legal Studies, teaches at Liberties College of Further Education, Dublin, on the CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Early Education programme. She also teaches on a range of NFQ Level 5 and Level 6 courses including Childcare Management Programmes, Applied Social Studies and Youth & Community Programmes. Eileen is the author of Supervision & Leadership in Childcare.