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NorthamptonshireSafeguarding Children Board Procedures Manual

Contents

February 2019

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This contents list is sub divided into the following sections, each Section contains relevant Chapters/Procedures: (Click on the title to jump to the Section you require):

  1. Core Procedures
  2. Safeguarding Practice Guidance
  3. Learning and Improvement
  4. Roles and Responsibilities of LSCB
  5. Appendices and Protocols

1. Core Procedures

  Responding to Abuse and Neglect  
  Referrals  
  Assessment  
  Child Protection Enquiries - Section 47 Children Act 1989  
  Child Protection Conferences  
  Child Protection Plans  
  Children and Families Moving Across Local Authority Boundaries  
  Allegations Against Staff or Volunteers  
  Organised and Complex Abuse  
  Information Sharing Updated
  Good Practice Supporting the Voice of the Child  

2. Safeguarding Practice Guidance

  Bullying  
  Child Sexual Abuse in the Family Environment  
  Child Sexual Exploitation  
  Children and Families that go Missing (Including Unborn Children)  
  Gang Activity, Youth Violence and Criminal Exploitation Affecting Children  
  Children from Abroad, including Victims of Modern Slavery, Trafficking and Exploitation Updated
  Children Living Away from Home  
  Children Missing from Education  
  Children Missing from Care, Home and Education  
  Children Moving Across Local Authority Boundaries  
  Children of Parents with Learning Disabilities Updated
  Children of Parents with Mental Health Problems  
  Children of Parents or Significant Others who Misuse Substances  
  Children Visiting Prisons  
  Children Visiting Psychiatric Wards and Facilities  
  Concealed Pregnancies  
  Disabled Children  
  Domestic Violence and Abuse  
  E-Safety: Children Exposed to Abuse through the Digital Media  
  Fabricated or Induced Illness  
  Female Genital Mutilation Updated
  Forced Marriage  
  Honour Based Violence  
  Modern Slavery  
  Neglect  
  Pre-Birth Practice Guidance  
  Racism  
  Safeguarding Children and Young People Against Radicalisation and Violent Extremism Updated
  Self Harm and Suicidal Behaviour Updated
  Harmful Sexual Behaviour Updated
  Spiritual, Cultural and Religious Beliefs  
  Trafficked Children  
  Underage Sexual Activity  
  Working with Interpreters and others with Special Communication Skills  

3. Learning and Improvement

  Learning and Improvement Framework  
  Serious Case Reviews  
  Child Death Reviews  

4. Roles and Responsibilities of LSCB

  Local Safeguarding Children Board - Role and Function  
  Agency Roles and Responsibilities  
  Guidance for Safe Recruitment, Selection and Retention for Staff and Volunteers  
  Conflict Resolution Policy  
  Complaints in Relation to Child Protection Conference  
  Whistleblowing or Raising Concerns at Work  

5. Appendices and Protocols

 

Local Protocols

 
  Adolescent Risk Management  
  Armed Forces - Northamptonshire Protocol for working with Armed Forces  
  Bruising and Marks in Non Mobile Infants - Practice Guidance  
  Children in Custody  
  Concealed Pregnancies - Practice Guidance  
  Harm to Animals and Implications for Children - Practice Guidance  
  Housing Protocol - Homeless 16 & 17 Year Old Young People  
  Male Circumcision - Practice Guidance  
  MAPPA - Northamptonshire Local Working Arrangements  
  Northamptonshire Protocol for Raising Concerns about Vulnerable Adults and Children  
  People Posing a Risk to Children  
  Pre Birth Assessments - Practice Guidance  
  Safe Sleep Guidance  
  Safeguarding Children from Dangerous Dogs - Practice Guidance  
  Uncooperative Families - Practice Guidance  

 

Appendices

  Using this Manual  
  Local Contacts  
  National Contacts  
  Glossary  
  NICE Guidelines  
  Amendments