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Cambridgeshire Local Safeguarding Children Board Procedures Manual Contents

August 2016

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  1. Assessing Need and Providing Help
  2. Cambridgeshire Safeguarding Children Board and Partner Organisation Responsibilities
  3. Learning and Improving Framework
  4. Child Death Reviews
  5. Appendices


1. Assessing Need and Providing Help

1.1

Early Help

 
1.1.1 Cambridgeshire Revised Model of Staged Intervention  
1.1.2 Think Family  
1.1.3 Graded Care Profile Updated

   

1.2

Referral, Investigation and Assessment

 
1.2.1 Making a Referral and Seeking Consent (LSCB Practice Note)  
1.2.2 Making Referrals to Children’s Social Care  
  See also Bruising in Pre-Mobile Babies: A Protocol for Assessment, Management and Referral By Health and Other Professionals  
1.2.3 Cambridgeshire Local Protocol for Assessment  
1.2.4 Assessments  
1.2.5 Action to be taken following a Referral to Children's Social Care  
1.2.6 Action to be taken where a Child is Suffering or Likely to Suffer Significant Harm - Section 47  
1.2.7 Urgent or Emergency Situations where a Section 47 Enquiry has or will commence (Both Cross Border and Inter Hospital)  
  See also Children Who Move Across Local Authority Boundaries: Cross Boundary Protocol  
1.2.8 Pre Birth Multi Agency Procedures and Practice Guidance: Pre-Birth Assessment and Risk Factors  

   

1.3

Child Protection Conferences and Child Protection Plans

 
1.3.1 Child Protection Conferences  
1.3.2 Implementing Child Protection Plans  
1.3.3 Guidance for Core Group Members  
  See also:  
  Responding to Complaints About a Child Protection Conference  
  Cambridgeshire Escalation Policy - Resolution of Professional Disagreements in Safeguarding Work  

   

1.4

Children in Specific Circumstances

 
1.4.1 Looked After Children  
1.4.2 Organised and Complex Abuse  
1.4.3 Children Missing from Home or Care  
1.4.4 Bullying Updated
1.4.5 Child Witnesses: Guidelines on Prosecuting Cases of Child Sexual Abuse, Crown Prosecution Service  
1.4.6 Fabricated or Induced Illness  
1.4.7 Safeguarding Disabled Children Practice Guidance  
1.4.8 Managing Individuals who Pose a Risk of Harm to Children (including MAPPA)  
1.4.9 Private Fostering  
1.4.10 Bruising in Pre-Mobile Babies: A Protocol for Assessment, Management and Referral By Health and Other Professionals  
1.4.11 Children Visiting Prisons Updated
1.4.12 Children Visiting Psychiatric Wards and Special Hospitals Updated
1.4.13 Supporting Children and Young People Vulnerable to Violent Extremism Updated
1.4.14 Safeguarding Children and Young People who may be affected by Gang Activity Updated
1.4.15 Protocol for Dealing with Children Not Collected From School at the End of the School Day / Activity  

   

1.5

Child Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Relationships

 
1.5.1 Guidance for Professionals Working with Sexually Active Young People Under the Age of 18  
1.5.2 Children at Risk of Sexual Exploitation  
1.5.3 Cambridgeshire Sexual Behaviour Service  
1.5.4 E-Safety: Children Exposed to Abuse Through the Digital Media Updated

   

1.6

Parents and Families

 
1.6.1 Domestic Abuse Multi-Agency Guidance Updated
1.6.2 Children who have a Parent or Carer with Mental Health Problems  
1.6.3 Protocol to Safeguard the Welfare of Children At Risk when Parents or Carers Have a Learning Difficulty  

   

1.7

Cultural Competence in Safeguarding

 
1.7.1 Practice Guidance for the Effective Safeguarding of Children from Minority Ethnic, Cultural and Faith Communities, Groups and Families  
  NSPCC Guidance of Safeguarding Children  
1.7.2 Children who may have been Trafficked Updated
  See also:  
  East of England Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children (UASC) Safeguarding Protocol  
  Age Assessment Information Sharing for Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children: Explanation and Guidance (ADCS/Home Office)  
1.7.3 Female Genital Mutilation Updated
1.7.4 Forced Marriage  
1.7.5 Child Abuse Linked to a Belief in Spirit Possession  
  See also Private Fostering  
1.7.6 Independent Family Returns Panel  

   

1.8

Protocols

 
1.8.1 Children Who Move Across Local Authority Boundaries: Cross Boundary Protocol  
1.8.2 Children who live in Cambridgeshire and whose parents are members of the US Visiting Forces in the United Kingdom  
1.8.3 East of England Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children (UASC) Safeguarding Protocol  
1.8.4 Protocol for Assessment of Homeless 16/17 Year Olds and Care Leavers  

   

1.9

National Guidance

 
1.9.1 NICE Guidelines: Child Maltreatment (2009)  
1.9.2 Safeguarding Children and Young People who may be affected by Gang Activity, DfE (2010)  
1.9.3 Protecting Children and Young People - the Responsibility of all Doctors, General Medical Council (2015)  
1.9.4 Prevent and Safeguarding Guidance: Supporting Individuals Vulnerable to Violent Extremism, ACPO (undated) (now called the National Police Chiefs’ Council)  
1.9.5 Working Together to Safeguard Children, HM Government (2015)  
1.9.6 Mental Health Crisis Care Concordat- Improving Outcomes for People Experiencing Mental Health Crisis, HM Government (2014)  
1.9.7 Keeping children safe in education, DfE (2015) Updated
1.9.8 Working with Foreign Authorities: child protection cases and care orders  
1.9.10 Care of unaccompanied and trafficked children: Statutory guidance for local authorities on the care of unaccompanied asylum seeking and trafficked children (July 2014)  
1.9.11 Information sharing: Advice for practitioners providing safeguarding services to children, young people, parents and carers (DfE March 2015)  
1.9.12 What to do if you’re worried a child is being abused - Advice for practitioners (March 2015)  
1.9.13 Postnatal Care NICE Clinical Guideline 37 (January 2015)  


2. Cambridgeshire Safeguarding Children Board and Partner Organisation Responsibilities

2.1 Working Together to Safeguard Children (2015) Chapter 3: Local Safeguarding Children Boards  
2.2 Working Together to Safeguard Children (2015) Chapter 2: Organisational Responsibilities  
2.3 Safer Recruitment, Selection and Supervision of Staff  
2.4 Training  
2.5 Managing Allegations or Serious Concerns in Respect of Any Adult who Works or Volunteers with Children  
2.6 Cambridgeshire Escalation Policy - Resolution of Professional Disagreements in Safeguarding Work  
2.7 Responding to Complaints About a Child Protection Conference  
2.8 Whistleblowing New


3. Learning and Improvement Framework

  See also Working Together to Safeguard Children (2015) Chapter 4: Learning and Improvement Framework  
3.1 Learning and Improvement Framework  
3.2 Cambridgeshire LSCB Serious Case Review Sub-group - Terms of Reference  
3.3 Making a Referral and Seeking Consent (LSCB Practice Note)  


4. Child Death Reviews

4.1 Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Child Death Overview Panel Protocol  
4.2 Protocol for the Management of Sudden and Unexpected Childhood Deaths  
4.3 Cambridgeshire Serious Case Reviews Published March 2015  
4.4 Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Child Death Overview Panel Public Annual Report 2014-2015  
  See also Serious Case Reviews in Working Together 2015  


5. Appendices

5.1 Local Contacts Updated
5.2 Local Keywords  
5.3 Guidance on Editing Chapters and Providing Material to tri.x  
5.4 Amendments  

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