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Isle of Man Safeguarding Children Board (SCB) Inter Agency Child Protection Procedures - Contents

February 2016

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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. Policy Framework
  2. Isle of Man Safeguarding Children Board
  3. Managing Individual Cases where there are Concerns about a Child's Safety and Welfare
  4. Children in Specific Circumstances
  5. Individuals who Pose a Risk to Children
  6. Safe Workforce
  7. Serious Case Reviews
  8. Child Death Overview Panel
  9. Professional Differences
  10. Appendices


1. Policy Framework

1.1 Preface and Introduction  
1.2 Underlying Principles and Values  
1.3 Recognition of Significant Harm  
1.4 The Legal Framework for Child Protection  
1.5 Use of Interpreters, Signers or Others with Communication Skills  
1.6 Equality and Diversity  
1.7 Principles of Case Recording  


2. Isle of Man Safeguarding Children Board

2.1 Isle of Man Safeguarding Children Board  


3. Managing Individual Cases where there are Concerns about a Child's Safety and Welfare

3.1 Referral to Social Services  
3.2 Action to be Taken Following a Referral to Social Services  
3.3 Initial Assessments  
3.4 Strategy Discussions/Meetings  
3.5 Section 46 Enquiries and Core Assessment  
3.6 Child Protection Conferences  
3.7 Developing and Implementing the Child Protection Plan  


4. Children in Specific Circumstances

4.1 Safeguarding Looked After Children  
4.2 Safeguarding Children in Private Foster Care  
4.3 Sexually Harmful Behaviour carried out by Children and Young People  
4.4 Children Involved in Prostitution  
4.5 Child Trafficking and Exploitation  
4.6 Unaccompanied Asylum-Seeking Children (UASC)  
4.7 Female Genital Mutilation  
4.8 Forced Marriage - Under Review  
4.9 Cultural and Religious Beliefs that May Impact on Safeguarding Children  
4.10 Children Moving between Authorities and Jurisdictions  
4.11 Organised and Complex Abuse  
4.12 Fabricated or Induced Illness  
4.13 Working with Sexually Active Young People  
4.14 Domestic Abuse  
4.15 Parents with Drug or Alcohol Misuse  
4.16 Parents with Mental Ill Health  
4.17 Children With Disabilities  
4.18 Child Abuse Images and the Internet  
4.19 Parents with Learning Disabilities  
4.20 Self-harm and Suicidal Behaviour  


5. Individuals who Pose a Risk to Children

5.1 Managing Individuals who Pose a Risk of Harm to Children  


6. Safe Workforce

6.1 Allegations of Abuse made Against a Person who Works with Children  
6.2 Training and Supervision  


7. Serious Case Reviews

7.1 Serious Case Reviews


8. Child Death Overview Panel

8.1 Child Death Overview Panel  
8.2 Sudden Unexpected Death In Infants And Children (SUDIC)  


9. Professional Differences

9.1 Resolving Professional Differences  
9.2 Escalation of Concerns  


10. Appendices

10.1 Local Contacts  
10.2 NICE - When to Suspect Child Maltreatment  

End