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Coventry and WarwickshireSafeguarding Children Board Procedures Manual

Contents

October 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 Framework
  4. Roles and Responsibilities of LSCB
  5. Appendices and Protocols

1. Core Procedures

  Responding to Abuse and Neglect Updated
  Coventry Right Help Right Time Guidance  
  Thresholds for Services (Warwickshire)  
  Referrals (Coventry)  
  Referrals (Warwickshire)  
  Assessment  
  Child Protection Enquiries - Section 47 Children Act 1989  
  Child Protection Conferences (Coventry) Updated
  Child Protection Conferences (Warwickshire)  
  See also: Children and Young People's Participation in the Child Protection Process (Warwickshire)  
  Child Protection Plans (Coventry)  
  Children and Families Moving Across Local Authority Boundaries (Coventry) Updated
  Protecting Children Who Move Across Local Authority Borders  
  Allegations Against Staff or Persons in Position of Trust Updated
  Organised and Complex Abuse  
  Information Sharing  Updated

2. Safeguarding Practice Guidance

  NOTE: All Safeguarding Practice Guidance should be read in conjunction with The Voice of the Child.  
  Abuse Linked to Faith or Belief  
  Bullying  

 

Child Sexual Exploitation

 
  Safeguarding Children and Young People from Child Sexual Exploitation (Coventry)  
  Safeguarding Children and Young People from Child Sexual Exploitation (Warwickshire)  
  Child Sexual Abuse in the Family Environment  
 
 
  Gang Activity, Youth Violence and Criminal Exploitation Affecting Children  
  Children and Families that Go Missing (Including Unborn Children)  
  Children and Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)  
  Children From Abroad  
  Children Living Away from Home with Other Families  
  Children of Parents with Learning Disabilities Updated
  Children of Parents with Mental Health Problems  
  Children of Parents who Misuse Substances  
  Children Visiting Prisons  
  Children Visiting Psychiatric Wards and Facilities  
  Dangerous Dogs and Safeguarding Children  
  Disabled Children  
  Domestic Violence and Abuse  
  Fabricated or Induced Illness  
  Forced Marriage  
  Harmful Sexual Behaviour  
  Honour Based Violence  
 

Inividuals who Pose a Risk to Children

 
  Person Posing a Risk to Children (Warwickshire)  
 

Missing from Home or Care

 
  Missing Child Policy (Coventry)  
  Missing Child Procedure (Coventry)  
  Joint Protocol Children Missing from Home, Care & Education (Warwickshire)  
 
 
  Modern Slavery  
  Neglect  
  Online Safety: Children Exposed to Abuse through the Digital Media  
  Pre-Birth (Coventry)  
  Prevent Procedure  
  Private Fostering Guidance and Procedures  
  Racism  
  Responding to Bruising and Injury to Non-Mobile Babies (Warwickshire)  
  Self Harm and Suicidal Behaviour  
  The Voice of the Child  
  Trafficked Children  
  Trafficking (Warwickshire)  
  Underage Sexual Activity  
  Working with Interpreters and Others with Special Communication Skills  
  Working with Families who Refuse Consent or Engage, or who Demonstrate Disguised Compliance (Coventry)  

3. Learning and Improvement Framework

  Learning and Development Framework (Coventry)  
  Learning and Improvement Framework (Warwickshire)  
 

Serious Case Reviews

 
  Serious Case Reviews (Coventry)  
  Serious Case Reviews (Warwickshire) Updated
 

Child Death Reviews

 
  Child Death Reviews (Coventry)  
  Child Death Reviews (Warwickshire)  
  Warwickshire Multi-Agency Protocol: Sudden Unexplained Death in Infants and Children Under 18 (SUDC)  

4. Roles and Responsibilities of LSCB

  Local Safeguarding Children Board - Role and Function  
  Agency Roles and Responsibilities  
 

Escalation and Resolution of Professional Disagreements

 
  Escalation and Resolution of Professional Disagreements (Coventry)  
  Escalation Process (Warwickshire)  
 
 
  Guidance for Safe Recruitment, Selection and Retention for Staff and Volunteers  
 

Complaints in Relation to Child Protection Conference

 
  Complaints in Relation to Child Protection Conference (Coventry)  
  Complaints About a Child Protection Conference (Warwickshire)  

5. Appendices and Protocols

 

Local Protocols (Coventry)

 
  To follow  
 

Local Protocols (Warwickshire)

  Local Protocol for Assessment  
  Communications Strategy - Proactive and Reactive Communication with the Media  
  Use of Images Guidance for Children and Young People  
  Guidance on the Use of Force and Physical Intervention  
  Guidance on the Use of Low Arousal Areas in Warwickshire Schools  
  Guidance on the Use of Quiet Rooms in Warwickshire Schools  
  Protocol for Health Assessment as Part of Enquiries into Suspected Neglect  
  Protocol for Professionals: Bruising and Injury to Non-Mobile Babies
  Think Family Protocol  

 

Appendices

  Using this Manual  
  Local Contacts (Coventry)  
  Local Contacts (Warwickshire)  
  National Contacts  
  Glossary  
  NICE Guidelines  
  Amendments