Core Procedures

Caption: contents core procedures
CP1. Recognising Abuse and Neglect Updated
CP2. Referral and Assessment  
CP3. Child Protection Enquiries - Section 47 Children Act 1989 Updated
CP4. Child Protection Conferences  
CP5. Implementation of Child Protection Plans  
CP6. Children and Families Moving Across Local Authority Boundaries  
CP7. Allegations Against Staff or Volunteers (People in Positions of Trust), who Work with Children  
CP8. Organised and Complex Abuse Updated
CP9. Information Sharing Guidance  
CP10. Risk Management of Known Offenders  

Partnership Arrangements (Roles and Responsibilities)

Caption: contents Safeguarding Partnership Arrangements
PA1. Roles and Responsibilities Updated
PA2. Safe Recruitment and Selection, and the Management of Adults who Work with Children  
PA3. Learning and Improvement Framework  
PA4. Resolving Professional Differences  
PA5. Local Safeguarding Children Partnerships - under review  
PA6. Child Death Reviews  
PA7. Child Safeguarding Practice Reviews  
PA8. Complaints in Relation to Child Protection Conference  
PA9. Quality Assurance  
PA10. Criminal Injuries Compensation  

Practice Guidance

Caption: contents Safeguarding Practice Guidance
PG1. Accessing Information from Abroad  
PG2. Animal Abuse and Links to Abuse of Children and Vulnerable Adults  
PG3. Begging  
PG4. Bullying Updated
PG5. A Child Focussed Approach to Safeguarding  
PG6. Child Protection Plans  
PG7. Circumcision  
PG8. Dangerous Dogs and Safeguarding Children  
PG9. Diplomats Families  
PG10. Disabilities Updated
PG11. Domestic Abuse Updated
PG12. Extremist Ideology Updated
PG13. Fabricated or Induced Illness/Perplexing Presentations  
PG14. Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)  
PG15. Fire Setting  
PG16. Forced Marriage of a Child  
PG17. Gang Activity / Serious Youth Violence  
PG18. Harmful Behaviour  
PG19. Historical Abuse  
PG20. Home Alone  
PG21. 'Honour' Based Abuse  
PG22. Information and Communication Technology (ICT) based Forms of Abuse  
PG23. Interpreters / Communication Facilitators  
PG24. Learning Disability (Parenting Capacity)  
PG25. Licensed Premises  
PG26. Living Away from Home - under review Updated
PG27. Mental Illness (Parenting Capacity)  
PG28. Missing Families  
PG29. Missing from Care, Home or Education  
PG30. Neglect  
PG31. Not Attending School  
PG32. Parents who Misuse Substances  
PG33. Prison Visits  
PG34. Psychiatric Ward Visits  
PG35. Resistant Families  
PG36. Self Harm and Suicidal Behaviour  
PG37. Sexual Abuse New
PG38. Sexual Exploitation  
PG39. Sexually Active Children Updated
PG40. Spiritual, Cultural and Religious Beliefs  
PG41. Supervision  
PG42. Surrogacy  
PG43. Teenage Parents  
PG44. Trafficked and Exploited Children Updated
PG45. Young Carers  

Appendices and Protocols

Caption: contents 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