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Safeguarding Children – Glossary of Terms

The aim of this section is to provide interpreters with information about the different types of glossaries available for Safeguarding Children.

It includes information about the names of the providers, the title pages and the website links.

It is particularly useful to review if you have an upcoming interpreting assignment linked to this topic- this will allow you to understand and familiarise yourself with meanings of specific terminology in advance that may be used by the professional.

Available Glossaries


Manchester Safeguarding Children Board

Glossary of terms: children’s safeguarding


North Yorkshire Safeguarding Children Board



Working Together to Safeguard Children



International Safeguarding Children In Sport Working Group

Glossary of key terms- child safeguarding terminology (Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, French, Hindi, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swahili)


Care Check- DBS check for all industries

Glossary of Safeguarding Terminology


Child Law Advice



Family Rights Group

An A-Z of terms


City of York Safeguarding children partnership



Dundee Child Protection Committee

A-Z Glossary