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Cambridgeshire Local Safeguarding Children Board Procedures Manual Contents

April 2017

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


1. Core Procedures

  Cambridgeshire Threshold Document Updated
  Responding to Abuse and Neglect New

   
 

Referrals

 
  Making a Referral and Seeking Consent (LSCB Practice Note) New
  Making Referrals to MASH Updated

   

 

Assessment

 
  Cambridgeshire Local Protocol for Assessment Updated
  Child and Family Single Assessment Framework Updated
  Child Protection Enquiries – Section 47 Children Act 1989 Updated

   
 

Child Protection Conferences

 
  Child Protection Conferences Updated
  Responding to Complaints About a Child Protection Conference  

   

 

Child Protection Plans

 
  Implementing Child Protection Plans Updated
  Guidance for Core Group Members  
  Conflict Resolution/Escalation Policy New

   
 

Children and Families Moving Across Local Authority Boundaries

 
  Urgent or Emergency Situations where a Section 47 Enquiry has or will commence (Both Cross Border and Inter Hospital)  
  Children Who Move Across Local Authority Boundaries: Cross Boundary Protocol New

   
 

Allegations Against Staff or Volunteers

 
  Managing Allegations or Serious Concerns in Respect of Any Adult who Works or Volunteers with Children  
  Organised and Complex Abuse  

   
 

Information Sharing

 
  Information Sharing: Advice for Practitioners Providing Safeguarding Services to Children, Young People, Parents and Carers (DfE, March 2015)  
  What to do if you’re worried a child is being abused - Advice for practitioners (March 2015)  


2. Safeguarding Practice Guidance

 

Bullying

 
  Bullying  

   
 

Child Sexual Exploitation

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

   
 

Children Affected by Gang Activity and Youth Violence

 
  Safeguarding Children and Young People who may be affected by Gang Activity  
  Safeguarding Children and Young People who may be affected by Gang Activity, DfE (2010)  
  Children from Abroad New

   
 

Children Living Away from Home with Other Families

 
  Children Living Away from Home with Other Families Updated

   
 

Children Missing from Care, Home or Education

 
  Children Missing from Care, Home or Education - under review  

   
 

Children of Parents with Learning Difficulties

 
  Protocol to Safeguard the Welfare of Children at Risk when they are Residing with a Parent(s) or Carer(s) with a Learning Disability New
  Multi-Agency Parenting Skills Assessment Updated
  Parenting Assessment Flowchart New
  Enabling Disabled Adults to Fulfil Parenting Roles Guidance New

   
 

Children of Parents with Mental Health Problems

 
  Children of Parents with Mental Health Problems  

   
 

Children of Parents who Misuse Substances

 
  Children of Parents who Misuse Substances New

   
 

Children Visiting Prisons and Psychiatric Wards and Facilities

 
  Children Visiting Prisons  
  Children Visiting Psychiatric Wards and Facilities  

   
 

Concealed Pregnancies

 
  Concealed Pregnancies New

   
 

Dangerous Dogs and Safeguarding Children

 
  Dangerous Dogs and Safeguarding Children New

   
 

Disabled Children

 
  Disabled Children  

   
 

Domestic Violence and Abuse

 
  Domestic Violence and Abuse Updated

   
 

E-Safety: Children Exposed to Abuse Through the Digital Media

 
  E-Safety: Children Exposed to Abuse Through the Digital Media Updated

   
 

Fabricated or Induced Illness

 
  Fabricated or Induced Illness  

   
 

Female Genital Mutilation

 
  Female Genital Mutilation Updated

   
 

Forced Marriage

 
  Forced Marriage Updated

   
 

Harmful Sexual Behaviour

 
  Harmful Sexual Behaviour  

   
 

Honour Based Violence

 
  Honour Based Violence New

   
 

Neglect

 
  Neglect New

   
 

Supporting Children and Young People Vulnerable to Violent Extremism

 
  Supporting Children and Young People Vulnerable to Violent Extremism  
  Prevent & Safeguarding Guidance: Supporting Individuals Vulnerable to Violent Extremism (ACPO - now called NPCC)  

   
 

Self Harm and Suicidal Behaviour

 
  Self Harm and Suicidal Behaviour New

   
 

Spiritual, Cultural and Religious Beliefs

 
  Practice Guidance for the Effective Safeguarding of Children from Minority Ethnic, Cultural and Faith Communities, Groups and Families Updated
  Child Abuse Linked to a Belief in Spirit Possession New
  NSPCC Guidance for Safeguarding New

   
 

Trafficked Children

 
  Children who may have been Trafficked Updated
  East of England Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children (UASC) Safeguarding Protocol Updated
  Age Assessment Information Sharing for Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children: Explanation & Guidance (ADCS/Home Office) New
  Working with Interpreters and Others with Special Communication Skills New

   
 

Pre-Birth and Pre-Mobile Babies

 
  Pre Birth Multi Agency Procedures and Practice Guidance: Pre-Birth Assessment and Risk Factors New
  Bruising in Pre-Mobile Babies: A Protocol for Assessment, Management and Referral By Health and Other Professionals New

   
 

Looked After Children

 
  Looked After Children New


3. Learning and Improvement Framework

  Learning and Improvement Framework Updated
  Serious Case Reviews Updated

   
 

Child Death Reviews

 
  Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Child Death Overview Panel Protocol  
  Protocol for the Management of Sudden and Unexpected Childhood Deaths  
  Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Child Death Overview Panel Public Annual Report  
  See also: Serious Case Reviews in Working Together 2015  


4. Roles and Responsibilities of LSCB

 

Local Safeguarding Children Board - Role and Function

 
  Working Together to Safeguard Children (2015) Chapter 3: Local Safeguarding Children Boards  
  Conflict Resolution/Escalation Policy  
  Responding to Complaints About a Child Protection Conference  
  Whistleblowing  

   
 

Agency Roles and Responsibilities

 
  Working Together to Safeguard Children (2015) Chapter 2: Organisational Responsibilities  
  Safer Recruitment, Selection and Supervision of Staff  
  Training Updated
  Managing Allegations or Serious Concerns in Respect of Any Adult who Works or Volunteers with Children  


5. Appendices and Protocols

 

Local Protocols

 
  Early Help Updated
  Together for Families Updated
  Graded Care Profile Updated
  Supporting Young Carers New
  Child Witnesses: Guidelines on Prosecuting Cases of Child Sexual Abuse, Crown Prosecution Service New
    Advice Relating to Police Investigations New
  Managing Individuals who Pose a Risk of Harm to Children (including MAPPA) Updated
  Protocol for Dealing with Children Not Collected From School at the End of the School Day / Activity Updated
  Keeping Children Safe in Education, DfE (2015)  
  Children who live in Cambridgeshire and whose Parents are Members of the US Visiting Forces in the United Kingdom  
  Protocol for Assessment of Homeless 16/17 Year Olds and Care Leavers  
  Working with Foreign Authorities: Child Protection Cases and Care Orders  
  Care of unaccompanied and trafficked children: Statutory guidance for local authorities on the care of unaccompanied asylum seeking and trafficked children (2014)  
  Independent Family Returns Panel  

   
 

Appendices

 
  Safeguarding Children & Young People at Events: Guidance for Best Practice New
  Protecting Children and Young People - the Responsibility of all Doctors, General Medical Council (2015)  
  Working Together to Safeguard Children, HM Government (2015)  
  Local Contacts  
  Local Keywords  
  Amendments  

   
 

NICE Guidelines

 
  NICE Guidelines: Child Maltreatment (2009)  
  Postnatal Care NICE Clinical Guideline 37 (January 2015)  
  Transition from Children’s to Adults’ Services for Young People using Health or Social Care Services  

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