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Social Work (Acronyms)

Adult Protection

 

ASP                                        

Adult Support & Protection

AA                                          

Appropriate Adult

AA                                          

Alcoholics Anonymous

ADP                                       

Alcohol and Drugs Partnership

ADS                                       

Alcohol and Drugs Service

ASARPP

Adult Supported Accommodation and Residential Placement Panel

ASIST                                    

Applied Suicide Interventions Skills Training

AP                              

Alleged Perpetrator

AIRD                                      

Adult Initial Referral Discussion

ADTP                                     

Alcohol Dependence and Treatment Program

ACED                                     

Assessment of Capacity for Everyday Decision making

APC                                       

Adult Protection Committees

AP1                                        

Adult Protection (Referral Forms)

AWI                                        

Adults with Incapacity

CAMHS

Children with Adolescence Mental Health Service

CC                                          

Care Coordinator

C&E                                          

Communication and Engagement subcommittee

CSE

Commercial Sexual Exploitation (Violence Against Women and Girls)

CMHT                                    

Community Mental Health Team

CO                                          

Council Officer

CPN                                       

Community Psychiatric Nurse

CPP                                       

Community Planning Partnership

DART                                     

Drug and Alcohol Resistance Training

DA                                          

Domestic Abuse

DVPN                                     

Domestic Violence Prevention Order

DV                                          

Domestic Violence

DHR                                       

Domestic Homicide Review

DASV                                     

Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence

DDTP                                       

Drug Dependency Treatment Programme 

DSAs                                      

Data Sharing Agreements

DASA

Division of Alcohol and Substance Abuse

DASH

Domestic Abuse, Stalking and Harassment and Honour-Based Violence

DPIAs                                     

Data Protection Impact Assessments

DSDAS                                  

Disclosure Scheme for Domestic Abuse Scotland

FGM                                       

Female genital mutilation

FMU                                       

Forced Marriage Unit

GBV                                       

Gender Based Violence

GMC                                      

General Medical Council UK

HBV                                       

Honour Based Violence

HSCP                                     

Health & Social Care Partnership

IJB                                          

Integration Joint Board

LD                                          

Learning Disability

LR                                          

Learning Review

LSAB  

Local Safeguarding Adults Board (England)

LSIs                                        

Large Scale Investigations

MAPPA                                  

Multi Agency Public Protection Arrangements

MARM                                   

Multi Agency Risk Management Group

MH                                         

Mental Health

MHO                                      

Mental Health Officer

MARAC                                 

Multi-Agency Risk Assessment Conference MDS Modern Day Slavery

MDS                                       

Modern Day Slavery

NAPC                                     

National Adult Protection Coordinator

OOS                                       

Out of Hours Service (Social Work)

PD                                          

Physical Disability

PTSD                                     

Post-traumatic stress disorder

PMAP                                     

Public Medical Assistance Program

POA                                       

Power of Attorney

PPC                                       

Public Protection Committee

SARA                                     

Spousal Assault Risk assessment

SAM                                       

Stalking Assessment and Management

SDF                                        

Scottish Drug Forum

SCR                                       

Serious Case Review

SGR                                       

Service Generated Risks

SW                                         

Social Worker

SSW                                       

Senior Social Worker 

WAWY

We are with You (local alcohol and drug support service)                                                                                             

 

 

Social Work (Acronyms)

Child Protection

 

 

ACE                            

Adverse Childhood Experiences

ACR                           

Age of criminal responsibility 

ASD                           

Autism Spectrum Disorder

ACT                            

(Act, Care, Treat) Suicide Prevention

CARM                        

Care and Risk Management

CSE                         

Child Sexual Exploitation

CPR                           

Child Protection Register

CSA                           

Child Sexual Abuse

CSP                           

Children's services plan, or children and young people's services plan

CP                  

Child Protection

CPOMS

Child Protection Online Monitoring and Safeguarding System

CPPM                        

Child Protection Planning Meeting      

CPO                           

Child Protection Order (Children & families service)

CPT                            

Child Protection Team

CIN                             

Child in Need

CAR                           

Child Assessment Report

COG                          

Chief Officers Group

CRO                           

Chairing & Reviewing Officer

CPI                        

Child Protection Investigation         

CCE                          

Child Criminal Exploitation

CPC                          

Child Protection Committee

CAMHS                     

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service

CHS                           

Children's Hearings Scotland

CPCC                        

Child Protection Committee Chairs

CPCC                        

Child Protection Case Conference

CPPM                        

Child Protection Planning Meeting

CFSW                        

Children and Families Social Work

CELCIS

Centre for Excellence for Children's Care and Protection

CICA                          

Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority

CWD                          

Children with Disabilities

DAART                      

Drug and Alcohol Residential Treatment

FME                           

Forensic Medical Examination

FASD                         

Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

FAS                

Foetal Alcohol Syndrome                  

FGM                           

Female genital mutilation

GIRFEC                     

Getting it Right for Every Child

GOPR                        

Getting our Priorities Right  

HIS                             

Healthcare Improvement Scotland

HMICS                       

His Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary in Scotland

ICPPM                       

Initial Children Protection Planning Meeting (previously known as ICPCC, Initial Child Protection Case Conference)           

ICR                             

Initial Case review 

IEP                             

Individual Education Plan         

IRD                             

Interagency referral discussions

ICR                             

Independent Care Review

JIIS                            

Joint investigative Interviews  

LAC                            

Looking After Child

LCG               

LAC Core Group

LAAC                         

Looked after and accommodated child

LM                              

Locality Manager

LR                              

Learning Review

MARAC                     

Multi-Agency Risk Assessment Conference

MASH                        

Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub

NAS                           

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

NRF                           

National Risk Framework

PACE                         

 

Permanence & Care Excellence (Children & families service)

 

PACE                         

 

Playfulness, Acceptance, Curiosity &

Empathy (Fostering & Adoption Service)

UASC                         

Unaccompanied asylum-seeking child

UNCRC

United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child

UASC                         

Unaccompanied Asylum-Seeking Children

UNCRC                      

UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

RCPPM         

Review Child Protection Planning Meeting    

SCRA                         

Scottish Children's Reporter Administration

SID                             

Sudden Infant Death

SCLD                         

Scottish Commission for Learning Disability

SCR                           

Significant or Serious Case Review

SHANARRI

Getting it right for every child wellbeing indicators-safe, healthy, active, nurtured, achieving, respected, responsible,

included 

SOS                           

Signs of Safety

STI                             

Sexually Transmitted Infection

STI                             

Soft Tissue Injury

SSW                           

Senior Social Worker

SUDI                          

Sudden unexpected death in infancy

SIDS                          

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

SCIM 

Scottish Child Interview Model

TM

Team Manager

VAWG                        

Violence against women and girls

 

Social Work (Acronyms)

Justice

 

 

 

ADP

Alcohol and Drug Partnership                                                                                                                                                       

ASP

Adult Support and Protection

BASW                        

British Association of Social Workers

CM                             

Case Manager

CSWO                       

Chief Social Work Officer

CBSW                        

Community Based Social Worker

CJOIP            

Community Justice Outcome Improvement Plan

CJP                            

Community Justice Partnership

CJS                            

Community Justice Scotland

CJMG                        

Criminal Justice Management Group

CJSWR                      

Criminal Justice Social Work Report

COG                          

Chief Officers' Group

CP                              

Child Protection

CPO                           

Community Payback Order

D&G                           

Dumfries and Galloway

DGC               

Dumfries and Galloway Council

DRD                           

Drug Related Death(s)

DV                  

Domestic Violence

DTTO                         

Drug Treatment and Testing Order

FWO              

Fiscal Work Order

GIRFEC                     

Getting it Right for Every Child

IFSW                          

International Federation of Social Workers

JSW                           

Justice Social Work

LSCMi

Level of Service/Case Management Inventory

MAPPA                      

Multi Agency Public Protection Arrangements

MARM                       

Multi Agency Risk Management

MASH            

Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub

MATAC                      

Multi Agency Tasking and Co-ordination

MFMC                        

Moving Forward; Making Changes

MF2C                         

Moving Forward to Change

MOG                          

MAPPA Operational Group

NFO                           

Non-Fatal Overdose

NOS                           

National Outcomes and Standards

NOTA

National Organisation for the Treatment of Abusers 

PBSW                        

Prison Based Social Worker

PDT                            

Programme Delivery Team

PM&QA

Performance Management & Quality Assurance

RRT                           

Recover, Renew and Transform

RNR                           

Risk - Need - Responsivity

RoSH                         

Risk of Serious Harm

SAP                            

Single Access Point

SARA                         

Spousal Assault Risk Assessment

SASW                        

Scottish Association of Social Work

SG                              

Scottish Government

SLT                            

Senior Leadership Team

SOG                           

Strategic Oversight Group

SPG                           

Strategic Planning Group

SSSC                         

Scottish Social Services Council

SSW                           

Senior Social Worker

SWA                           

Social Work Assistant

SW                             

Social Work / Social Worker

SWS                           

Social Work Scotland

SARA                         

Spousal Assault Risk Assessment

UPW                          

Unpaid Work

VAWG                        

Violence Against Women and Girls

ViSOR                        

Violent and Sex Offender Register

YJ                               

Youth Justice

SARC                         

Sexual Assault Referral Centres