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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. Appendices and Protocols

1. Core Procedures

  Responding to Abuse and Neglect  
  Assessment Updated
  Child Protection Enquiries - Section 47 Children Act 1989  
  Child Protection Conferences  
  Child Protection Plans  
  Children and Families Moving Across Local Authority Boundaries  
  Allegations Against Staff or Volunteers  
  Organised and Complex Abuse  
  Information Sharing  
  Good Practice Supporting the Voice of the Child  

2. Safeguarding Practice Guidance

  Bruising and Injuries to Non-Mobile Children Updated
  Child Sexual Abuse in the Family Environment Updated
  Child Sexual Exploitation  
  Children and Families that go Missing (Including Unborn Children)  
  Children from Abroad, including Victims of Modern Slavery, Trafficking and Exploitation Updated
  Children Living and Staying Away from Home including Private Fostering  
  Children Missing from Education  
  Children Missing from Care, Home and Education Updated
  Children Moving Across Local Authority Boundaries  
  Children of Parents with Learning Disabilities  
  Children of Parents with Mental Health Problems  
  Children of Parents who Misuse Substances  
  Concealed Pregnancies  
  Dangerous Dogs and Safeguarding Children  
  Disabled Children  
  Domestic Violence and Abuse  
  E-Safety: Children Exposed to Abuse through the Digital Media  
  Fabricated or Induced Illness  
  Female Genital Mutilation  
  Forced Marriage  
  Gang Activity, Youth Violence and Criminal Exploitation Affecting Children  
  Harmful Sexual Behaviour  
  Historical Abuse  
  Honour Based Violence  
  Pre-Birth (Safeguarding Unborn Babies)  
  Radicalisation and Violent Extremism - Safeguarding Children and Young People  
  Self Harm and Suicidal Behaviour Updated
  Spiritual, Cultural and Religious Beliefs  
  Underage Sexual Activity  
  Visits to Prisons by Children  
  Visits to Psychiatric Wards and Facilities by Children  
  Working with Interpreters and others with Special Communication Skills  

3. Learning and Improvement

  Learning and Improvement Framework - under review  
  Serious Case Reviews  
  Child Death Reviews  
  Rapid Response and Child Death Protocol for Unexpected Deaths  

4. Roles and Responsibilities of LSCB

  Local Safeguarding Children Board - Role and Function  
  Agency Roles and Responsibilities  
  Escalation Policy  
  Whistleblowing or Raising Concerns at Work  
  Guidance for Safe Recruitment, Selection and Retention for Staff and Volunteers  
  Complaints in Relation to Child Protection Conference  

5. Appendices and Protocols


Local Protocols

  KBSP Protocols for Multi-Agency Meetings  
  KBSP Expected Baby Protocol (2015)  
  Multi-Agency (KBSP) Guidance for Injuries in Non-Mobile Babies (2018)  
  KBSP Guidance for the Management of Strategy Discussions (2017)  
  KBSP Multi-Agency Guidance on the Use of Partnership Agreements and Written Undertakings (2013)  
  KBSP Partnership Agreement Template  
  KBSP Protocol to Prevent Childhood Exposure to Opioid Substitution Medication (2017)  
  Transfer of a Child Protection Safeguarding File to another Educational Setting  
  KBSP Multi-Agency Protocol for Perinatal Mental Health  



  Using these Procedures  
  Local Contacts  
  National Contacts  
  NICE Guidelines  
  Explaining the difference between a Policy; Strategy; Procedure; Protocol; Practice Guidance and Pathway when developing Procedures