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Part B: Practice Guidance

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PART B1: General Practice Guidance


1.


A Child Focussed Approach to Safeguarding

 

2.

Neglect

 

3.

Roles and Responsibilities

Updated

4.

Sharing Information

 

5.

Accessing information from abroad

 

6.

Working with interpreters / communication facilitators

 

7.

Managing work with Families where there are obstacles and resistance

 

8.

Best Practice Guidance for Child Protection Conferences

 

9.

Best Practice for the Implementation of Child Protection Plans

 

10.

Local Safeguarding Children Boards

 

11.

Professional Conflict Resolution

 

12.

Risk Management of Known Offenders

Updated

 


 

PART B2: Organisational Guidance


1.


Principles for Learning and Improvement

 

2.

Serious Case Reviews

 

3.

Supervision

 

4.

Learning and development - currently under review by the London SCB training subgroup

 

5.

Quality Assurance

 

6.

Safer Recruitment

 

 


 

PART B3: Safeguarding Children Practice Guidance


1.


Children with Disabilities


Updated

2.

Fabricated or Induced Illness

 

3.

Children Missing from Care, Home and Education - under review

 

4.

Not Attending School

 

5.

Missing Families for whom there are Concerns for Children or Unborn Children

 

6.

Safeguarding Children Exposed to Extremist Ideology

 

7.

Safeguarding Children from Sexual Exploitation

Updated

8.

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) based Forms of Abuse

 

9.

Safeguarding Trafficked and Exploited Children

 

10.

Safeguarding Sexually Active Children

 

11.

Teenage Parents

 

12.

Safeguarding Children affected by Gang Activity / Serious Youth Violence

 

13.

Safeguarding Children Policy for Licensed Premises

 

14.

Young Carers

 

15.

Children Harming Others

 

16.

Bullying

 

17.

Fire Setting

 

18.

Self-harming and Suicidal Behaviour

 


Children Living Away from Home and Visiting Regulated Settings

 

19.1

Introduction and Definition

 

 

19.2

Foster Care

 

 

19.3

Private Fostering

 

 

19.4

Residential Care

 

 

19.5

Adoption

 

 

19.6

Boarding School

 

 

19.7

Children in Custody

 

 

19.8

Hospitals

 

 

19.9

Hospitals (Specialist)

 

 

19.10

Psychiatric Care for Children

 

 

19.11

Foreign Exchange Visits

 

20.

Non-Recent (Historical) Abuse

 

21.

Children Visiting Prisons

New

22.

Children Visiting Psychiatric Wards and Facilities

 


Harmful Practices linked to faith or culture

23.

Honour based violence

 

24.

Forced marriage of a child

 

25.

Safeguarding children at risk of abuse through female genital mutilation (FGM)

Updated

26.

Male Circumcision

 

27.

Spiritual, Cultural and Religious Beliefs

 


Parents who have additional needs

28.

Safeguarding children affected by domestic abuse and violence

 

29.

Parents who Misuse Substances

 

30.

Parenting Capacity and Mental Illness

 

31.

Parenting Capacity and Learning Disabilities

 


Miscellaneous Safeguarding Information

32.

Child Left Alone

 

33.

Dangerous Dogs and Safeguarding Children

New

34.

Animal Abuse and Links to Abuse of Children and Vulnerable Adults

 

35.

Begging

 

36.

Criminal Injuries Compensation

 

37.

Diplomats Families

 

38.

Surrogacy

 

PART B4: Appendices

 


Appendix 1: Links to relevant legislation

 

 

Appendix 2: Third sector agencies or community groups keeping children safe

 

 

Appendix 3: Faith community contacts and resources

 

 

Appendix 4: Triangle chart for the Assessment of Children in Need and their Families

 

 

Appendix 5: Use of questionnaires and scales to evidence assessment and decision making

 

 

Appendix 6: MOD contacts

 

 

Appendix 7: A guide to the acronyms used in these procedures