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West BerkshireLocal Safeguarding Children Board Procedures Manual

Procedures

July 2018

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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  
  Single Assessment  
  Child Protection Enquiries - Section 47 Children Act 1989  
  Child Protection Conferences Updated
  Child Protection Plans  
  Children and Families Moving Across Local Authority Boundaries Updated
  Management of Allegations Against Staff and Volunteers Who Work with Children and Young People  
  Organised and Complex Abuse  
  Information Sharing Updated
  Good Practice Supporting the Voice of the Child  

2. Safeguarding Practice Guidance

  Bruising / Suspicious Marks on Children Not Independently Mobile  
  Bullying  
  Child Sexual Abuse in the Family Environment  
  Child Sexual Exploitation  
  Children and Families that go Missing (Including Unborn Children)  
  Children Affected by Gang Activity, Criminal Exploitation and Youth Violence Updated
  Children from Abroad, including Victims of Modern Slavery, Trafficking and Exploitation Updated
  Children Living Away from Home with Other Families  
  Children Missing from Education  
  Children Missing from Care, Home and Education  
  Children of Parents with Learning Difficulties  
  Children of Parents with Mental Health Problems  
  Children of Parents who Misuse Substances  
  Children Visiting Prisons  
  Children Visiting Psychiatric Wards and Facilities  
  Concealed Pregnancy  
  Dangerous Dogs and Safeguarding Children  
  Disabled Children  
  Domestic Violence and Abuse  
  E-Safety: Children Exposed to Abuse through the Digital Media  
  Fabricated or Induced Illness  
  Faith Related Harmful Practice  
  Female Genital Mutilation  
  Forced Marriage  
  Harmful Sexual Behaviour  
  Honour Based Abuse  
  Neglect  
  Pre-Birth  
  Safeguarding Children and Young People Against Radicalisation and Violent Extremism  
  Self Harm and Suicidal Behaviour  
  Underage Sexual Activity  
  Working with Interpreters and others with Special Communication Skills  

3. Learning and Improvement

  Learning and Improvement Framework  
  Serious Case Reviews Updated
  Child Death Overview Panels (CDOP)  

4. Roles and Responsibilities of LSCB

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

5. Appendices and Protocols

 

Local Protocols

 
  Local Resources  

 

Appendices

  Using this Manual  
  Local Contacts  
  National Contacts  
  Glossary  
  NICE Guidelines  
  Amendments