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WarringtonSafeguarding Children Board Procedures Manual


June 2017

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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. Protocols, Additional Guidance and Appendices

1. Core Procedures

  Responding to Abuse and Neglect  
  Child Protection Enquiries - Section 47 Children Act 1989  
  Child Protection Conferences  
  Child Protection Plans  
  Notification and Transfer of Children Subject of Child Protection Plans across Local Authority Boundaries (North West Procedure)  
  Allegations Against Staff or Volunteers  
  Organised and Complex Abuse  
  Information Sharing  

2. Safeguarding Practice Guidance

  Abuse Linked to Spiritual, Cultural and Religious Beliefs  
  Child Sexual Exploitation Updated
  Children and Families that go Missing (Including Unborn Children)  
  Children Affected by Gang Activity and Youth Violence  
  Children from Abroad  
  Children Living Away from Home with Other Families  
  Children Missing Education  
  Children and Young People who Run Away or go Missing from Home and Care Updated
  Children in Need Moving Across Local Authority Boundaries  
  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  
  Disabled Children  
  Domestic Violence and Abuse  
  E-Safety: Children Exposed to Abuse through the Digital Media Updated
  Fabricated or Induced Illness  
  Female Genital Mutilation  
  Forced Marriage Updated
  Harmful Sexual Behaviour  
  Honour Based Violence Updated
  MAPPA One Minute Guide  
  Modern Slavery Strategy New
  Safeguarding Children and Young People Against Radicalisation and Violent Extremism  
  Safeguarding Trafficked Children Updated
  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  
  Child Death Reviews  

4. Roles and Responsibilities of LSCB

  Local Safeguarding Children Board - Role and Function  
  Agency Roles and Responsibilities  
  Pan Cheshire Multi Agency Escalation Policy  
  Guidance for Safe Recruitment, Selection and Retention for Staff and Volunteers  
  Complaints in Relation to Child Protection Conference  

5. Protocols, Additional Guidance and Appendices


Pan Cheshire Protocols

  Pan Cheshire Child Death Overview Protocol  

Warrington Protocols

  Bruising in Children who are Not Independently Mobile – A Protocol for Assessment, Management and Referral by Practitioners  
  Health and Well Being Board and Warrington Safeguarding Children Board Protocol  
  Warrington Safeguarding Children Board, Warrington Community Safety Partnership and Warrington Safeguarding Adults Board Protocol  
  Warrington Safeguarding Children Board, Warrington Domestic Abuse Partnership and Warrington Safeguarding Adults Board Protocol


  Using this Manual  
  Local Contacts  
  National Contacts  
  NICE Guidance