August 2019

Updated Chapters
Chapter Name Details
Information Sharing This guidance has been updated to reflect Working Together to Safeguard Children (2018) and the revised DfE Information Sharing Advice for Practitioners Providing Safeguarding Services to Children, Young People, Parents and Carers.
Recognising Abuse and Neglect Section 6, Sexual Abuse and Section 8, Bullying (including Online/Cyberbullying) have been eviewed and completely updated.
Safeguarding Children and Young People from Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) Links have been added to resources for practitioners working with children who have been, or are at risk of, Child Sexual Exploitation published by Barnardos and Research in Practice.
Care and Placement Plans Guidance This guidance has been reviewed and updated throughout as required. Information in relation to Pathway Plans was updated to reflect that care leavers can request support from local authorities up to the age of 25 years.