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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. Safeguarding Partnership Arrangements
  5. Appendices and Protocols

1. Core Procedures

  Responding to Abuse and Neglect  
  Children and Families Practice Guidance: Assessment  
  Child Protection Enquiries - Section 47 Children Act 1989 Updated
  Child Protection Conferences  
  Child Protection Plans  
  Children and Families Moving Across Local Authority Boundaries  
  Managing Allegations Against Those Who Work Or Volunteer With Children  
  Information Sharing  
  Good Practice Supporting the Voice of the Child - under review  
  See also: Early Intervention: Policy and Provision (House of Commons Library)  

2. Safeguarding Practice Guidance

  See also: Local Practice Guidance Documents  
  Bullying Updated
  Child Sexual Abuse in the Family Environment  
  Child Sexual Exploitation  
  Children and Families that go Missing (Including Unborn Children) - under review  
  Children from Abroad, including Victims of Modern Slavery, Trafficking and Exploitation Updated
  Children Living Away from Home  
  Children Missing Education - under review  
  Children Missing from Home and Care  
  Children of Parents with Learning Disabilities Updated
  Children of Parents with Mental Health Problems  
  Children and Custodial Settings Practice Guidance  
  Children Visiting Psychiatric Wards and Facilities  
  Concealed, Denied or Late Presentation of Pregnancy  
  Dangerous Dogs and Safeguarding Children  
  Disabled Children  
  Domestic Abuse  
  Perplexing Presentations (PP) / Fabricated and Induced Illness Updated
  Female Genital Mutilation  
  Forced Marriage  
  Child Criminal Exploitation Updated
  Children and Young People who Display Sexually Harmful Behaviour  
  Honour Based Abuse  
  Managing Injuries to Non-Independently Mobile Children  
  Non-Recent, Organised and Complex Abuse  
  Online Safety Updated
  Prevent: Working with Individuals Vulnerable to Extremism  
  See also Guidance - Prevent Duty Self-assessment Tool: Further Education  
  Self Harm and Suicidal Ideation Pathway  
  Spiritual, Cultural and Religious Beliefs  
  Substance Misuse in Parents  
  Safeguarding Unborn Babies  
  Underage Sexual Activity Updated
  Working with Interpreters and others with Special Communication Skills - under review  

3. Learning and Improvement

  Learning and Improvement Framework  
  Child Safeguarding Practice Reviews  
  Child Death Reviews  
  North Yorkshire and City of York CDOP Arrangements  

4. Safeguarding Partnership Arrangements

  Arrangements for the North Yorkshire Safeguarding Partnership  
  Agency Roles and Responsibilities  
  Professional Resolutions Practice Guidance  
  Complaints in Relation to Child Protection Conferences  
  Guidance for Safe Recruitment, Selection and Retention for Staff and Volunteers  

5. Appendices and Protocols

  Using this Manual  
  Local Contacts  
  National Contacts  
  NICE Guidelines