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West BerkshireChildren's Services Procedures Manual

Practice Guidance

CAPTION: All Children
   
All Children
Policy, Values and Principles
Title: When Inserted:
Practice Standards for Conference Chairs and IRO's January 2019
Practice Standards for Social Workers January 2019
CFS Relationship Based Practice Framework September 2019
Practice Framework Narrative March 2020
WB Domestic Abuse Strategy 2020-2023 July 2020
Early Help
Title: When Inserted:
WBC Early Help Strategy and Offer 2021 March 2021
My Family Plan - Guide April 2021
My Family First Menu April 2021
Contacts and Referrals
Title: When Inserted:
WB Threshold Guidance Booklet December 2020
WB Threshold Guidance 7 Minute Briefing December 2020
Threshold Guidance Poster March 2020
Children's Social Care - Assessment and Planning
Title: When Inserted:
Case Transfer Process and Standard March 2020
C&FS Single Assessment Standards Version 1.4 May 2020
C&FS (CAAS) Enhanced Operational Procedure to identify children who may be at risk of harm from domestic abuse October 2020
CAAS Newborn or under age 1 enhanced triage procedure June 2020
CAAS Newborn or under age 1 enhanced triage tool June 2020
CAAS Process October 2020
CAAS Unborn enhanced triage procedure June 2020
CAAS Unborn enhanced triage tool June 2020
MASH Process October 2020
Family Safeguarding Service
Title: When Inserted:
Family Safeguarding Model On a Page July 2018
Family Safeguarding Model Leaflet October 2017
FSM Parenting Assessment Template September 2019
Motivational Interviewing for Managers October 2017
Cycle of Change October 2017
Child in Need
Title: When Inserted:
Child in Need Plans and Reviews Link June 2020
Financial Assistance Section 17 (s17) Children Act 1989 Link June 2020
Family Group Conferences
Title: When Inserted:
Introduction to Family Group Conference Service April 2020
FGC Process April 2020
FGC A5 Leaflet for Families April 2020
FGC A5 YP Information Leaflet April 2020
Process for Restorative Conference April 2020
Restorative Conference Information April 2020
Complaints, Whistleblowing and Escalation
Title: When Inserted:
Children & Family Services Annual Complaints Report 2019-20 April 2021
Children and Family Services Complaints June 2021
Whistleblowing Policy and Procedure June 2021
CAPTION: Practice Guidance
   
Safeguarding
Safeguarding
Title: When Inserted:
CAAS enhanced triage procedure for children at risk of online abuse July 2020
DofE Guidance - Reporting a serious child safeguarding incident February 2019
LADO Notification Process V4 December 2019
Missing Person's Guidance Flyer April 2020
Child Sexual Exploitation
Title: When Inserted:
Child Sexual Exploitation Outcome Rating Scale (ORS) August 2020
Child Exploitation Indicator and Analysis Tool (Pan Berks) August 2020
Child Exploitation Risk Indicator Guide (Pan Berks) August 2020
CE Procedures & Guidance December 2020 December 2020
Child Sexual Exploitation - DofE definition and guide for Practitioners February 2017
Criminal Exploitation
Title: When Inserted:
Child Exploitation Indicator and Analysis Tool (Pan Berks) August 2020
Child Exploitation Risk Indicator Guide (Pan Berks) August 2020
Criminal Exploitation and County Lines - Toolkit December 2017
CE Procedures and Guidance December 2020 December 2020
Neglect Guidance
Title: When Inserted:
There are currently no forms in this category.N.A.
SHIP
Title: When Inserted:
SHIP Information Sheet for Parents 2018 January 2018
SHIP Information Sheet for Professionals 2018 January 2018
SHIP Information Sheet for Young People 2018 January 2018
Guidance for Schools on Harmful Sexual Behaviours January 2018
Brook Traffic Light Tool January 2018
SHIP Procedures February 2020 February 2020
CAPTION: Safeguarding
   
Direct Working Tools with Children
Title: When Inserted:
C&YP Child Protection Consultation Form 26/10/2016
CE Procedures and Guidance December 2020 December 2020
Criminal Exploitation & County Lines - Toolkit for working with C&YP December 2017
Wizard Working Tool 17/01/2017
Life Journey
Title: When Inserted:
All About Me (AAM) - Older Children (Whole Book) 26/10/2016
AAM p.1 Title Page 01/11/2016
AAM p.2 This is Me Photo 01/11/2016
AAM p.3 Describing Myself 01/11/2016
AAM p.4 My Favourites 01/11/2016
AAM p.5 Things I Don't Like 01/11/2016
AAM p.6 My Health 01/11/2016
AAM p.7 What I Believe 01/11/2016
AAM p.8 School Days 01/11/2016
AAM p.9 Things That Make Me Feel... 01/11/2016
AAM p.10 More About Me 01/11/2016
AAM p.11 Words That Describe Me 01/11/2016
AAM p.12 What I Did For My Birthday 01/11/2016
AAM p.13 My Foster Family 01/11/2016
AAM p.14 The Day You Came To Our Family 01/11/2016
AAM p.15 My Wishes 01/11/2016
AAM p.16 My Family Stars 01/11/2016
AAM p.17 My Family Stars - Extra Stars to Cut Out 01/11/2016
AAM p.18 My Birth Details 01/11/2016
AAM p.19 Birth Certificate Page 01/11/2016
AAM p.20 When I was Born 01/11/2016
AAM p.21 Childhood Milestones 01/11/2016
AAM p.22 The Parenting Wall 01/11/2016
AAM p.23 The Parenting Wall pt. 2 04/11/2016
AAM p.24 Why Did I Come Into Foster Care 04/11/2016
AAM p.25 My Thoughts About My Family 04/11/2016
AAM p.26 Dear Mum 04/11/2016
AAM p.27 Dear Dad 04/11/2016
AAM p.28 Someone I Lived With That is Important To Me 04/11/2016
AAM p.29 My Memories From My Teen Years 04/11/2016
AAM p.30 My Memories From Age 10 to 12 04/11/2016
AAM p.31 My Memories From Age 7 to 9 04/11/2016
AAM p.32 My Memories From Age 4 to 6 04/11/2016
AAM p.33 My Memories From Age 0 to 3 04/11/2016
AAM p.34 If I Could Change One Thing... 04/11/2016
AAM p.35 My Future Plans 04/11/2016
AAM p.36 Photo Page 04/11/2016
CAPTION: Children with Specific Needs
   
Children with Specific Needs
Children with Disabilities
Title: When Inserted:
DCT Timescales October 2019
Parent Carer Needs Assessment Form December 2020
Transitional Protocol for SEND 25/10/18
Personal Budget Policy 25/10/18
Short Breaks Statement Update: Coronavirus 2020 February 2021
Short Breaks Statement 2017 September 2020
Children from Abroad
Title: When Inserted:
ARC Frequently Asked Questions April 2018
ARC Communications Pack/Information April 2018
ARC (Application Registration Card) News Story April 2018
ARC (Application Registration Card) Poster April 2018
Homelessness
Title: When Inserted:
Homelessness Code of Guidance for Local Authorities February 2018
Joint Protocol Homeless Young People including pathway 25/10/18
West Berkshire Housing Application 25/10/18
Family and Friends Care
Title: When Inserted:
There are currently no forms in this category.N.A.
Young Carers
Title: When Inserted:
No wrong doors: Joint Procedures to support young carers and their families April 2021
Young Carers - help and advice for young carers in West Berkshire April 2021
CAPTION: Court Proceedings and Legal Planning
   
Court Proceedings and Legal Planning
Title: When Inserted:
Berkshire Pre court Proceedings Protocol 7 January 2019
Child Car Seats: The Law April 2019
Legal Planning Consultation and Review Form May 2019
Permanency Planning Process 26/10/2016
Pre-Proceedings Checklist 26/10/2016
Pre Proceedings Guidance in Berkshire 25/10/18
Letter Before Proceedings Template 25/10/18
Letter of Issue Template 25/10/18
Section 20 Agreement Template 26/10/2016
Section 20 Guidance 26/10/2016
Social Work Evidence Template Final Statement 26/10/2016
Social Work Evidence Template Initial Statement 26/10/2016
Supervision Order support plan - template April 2019
CAPTION: Looked After Children
   
Looked After Children
Decision to Look After and Care Planning
Title: When Inserted:
West Berkshire LAC Sufficiency Strategy 25/10/18
Children becoming looked after and Reg 24 guidance April 2020
Permanency Planning
Title: When Inserted:
Permanency Planning Processes (under 15s and below) 25/10/18
Advocacy, Participation and Corporate Parenting
Title: When Inserted:
Participation and Engagement Strategy 25/10/18
Responding to Children in Care Protocol 2021 June 2021
LGA Care Leavers Resource Pack November 2017
LGA Corporate Parenting Resource Pack November 2017
Looked After Children Strategy 25/10/18
Looked After Children Pledge 25/10/18
Advocacy Protocol 25/10/18
Terms of Reference 16+ and Care Leavers Life Chances Team August 2018
Placements and Reviews
Title: When Inserted:
Agreement to accommodate a child in an unregulated placement March 2020
Practice Guidance for Post 18 CIC Reviews 2020 November 2020
Practice Guidance for Post 18 CIC Reviews 2020 (young person copy) November 2020
International Kinship Care Guide November 2020 December 2020
Template Letter from HoS authorising holiday July 2019
Passport Application Process for Looked After Children 25/10/18
Secure Welfare Placements - Co-ordination Unit Update January 2019 04/01/2019
Education
Title: When Inserted:
CIC Alternative Provision 2020 October 2020
CIC Careers Guidance and Work Experience 2020 October 2020
CIC6 Pupil Premium Plus Policy 2020 October 2020
Virtual School Beginners Guide to ePEP 2020 October 2020
Health and Wellbeing
Title: When Inserted:
Health Passports for our Children in Care 25/10/18
Health Policy & Guidance for Children in Care October 2020
Health Mental Health and Well-Being Procedures Children in Care 25/10/18
Request for a Child in Care Health Assessment Review 25/10/18
Leaving Care and Transition
Title: When Inserted:
Care Leavers Handbook 2020 - Part 1 January 2021
Care Leavers Handbook 2020 - Part 2 January 2021
Independent Living Handbook 2020 - Part 1 January 2021
Independent Living Handbook 2020 - Part 2 January 2021
“Staying Put” Protocol - IFA 25/10/18
Staying Put Agreement Form 25/10/18
License Agreement - Staying Put 25/10/18
Accommodation Suitability Agreement 25/10/18
Setting Up Home Allowances 25/10/18
CAPTION: Fostering, Adoption and Permanence
   
Fostering, Adoption and Permanence
Fostering Services
Title: When Inserted:
CoramBAAF Form Placement Plan for Fostering Placements 2018
CoramBAAF Form CPR (2018) Section A of the Annex B Report 2018
CoramBAAF Form CPR (2018) Checklist Guidance and Tools 2018
CoramBAAF Form CPR (2018) 2018
Foster Care Review Criteria for Issues Resolutions - Expectations of Foster Carer Reviewing Officer (FCRO) October 2020
Foster Care Review Professionals Feedback Template October 2020
Foster Carer Reviewing Officer Issues Resolution Form October 2020
Foster Carer Reviewing Officer Issues Resolutions Process Flowchart (FPT Team) October 2020
Approval of Reg 22C Placement and FFA Temporary Approval Report 2018
CoramBAAF Consent Form 2018
Private Fostering Quick Guide December 2019
Adoption Services
Title: When Inserted:
CoramBAAF Form CPR (2018) Section A of the Annex B Report 2018
CoramBAAF Form CPR (2018) Checklist Guidance and Tools 2018
CoramBAAF Form CPR (2018) 2018
Approval of Reg 22C Placement and FFA Temporary Approval Report 2018
CoramBAAF Consent Form 2018
Special Guardianship
Title: When Inserted:
Special Guardianship Information/Guidance April 2018
CAPTION: Induction
   
Induction
Title: When Inserted:
ASYE Handbook 2021 June 2021
Children and Family Services Induction and Personal Development Manual May 2020
WBC Children and Family Services Induction to Teams Apr-Nov 21 March 2021
West Berkshire Council Data Protection Policy October 2020
Education Service Structure Chart September 2020 September 2020
CAPTION: Management
   
Management
Recruitment and Selection Management
Title: When Inserted:
Agency Social Worker Recruitment Procedure To be reviewed
Agency Worker Request - Commissioning Form/Information 04 March 2019
Recruitment Flow Chart for Managers October 2019
Recruitment & Retention and Leave Policy Social Workers C&FS 2019 October 2019 (updated)
South East Region Agency Children's Social Worker Standard Reference Request Form 19/10/2016
Guidance for Managers
Title: When Inserted:
Missing Children - TVP CSC Joint Protocol 2018 02/03/2018
User Manual: Heales Occupational Health Services Managers Portal 01/11/2017
Non-Compliance with Court Directions Procedure 05/12/2016
Professional Conflicts Resolution Process 19/10/2016
Role of ADM - change of plan away from adoption October 2019 28/04/2020
Scheme of Delegation February 2020
Social Work Workforce Development Strategy SWC Feb 17 21/02/2017
Terms of Reference for Legal Tracking Panel 19/10/2016
Terms of Reference for Permanence Tracking Meetings 19/10/2016
Supervision
Title: When Inserted:
Appendix 1: Supervision Agreement 25/10/18
Appendix 2: Personal Supervision Record 25/10/18
Appendix 3: Case Supervision Record 25/10/18
Appendix 4: Post-Registration Training and Learning Record 25/10/18
Appendix 5: Senior Management Supervision Audit Tool 25/10/18
Audit
Title: When Inserted:
Audit Process Diagram November 2020
CP Issues Resolution Flowchart (SW Teams) November 2020
Family Placement Foster Carer File Audit Template November 2020
IRO Issues Resolution Flowchart CIC November 2020
IRO Issue Resolution Flowchart Post 18 Pathway Plan Reviews November 2020
Practice Observation Template December 2020
Practice Standards for Conference Chairs and IRO’s 25/10/18
QAAS Criteria for Issues Resolution November 2020
QAAS Post 18 Pathway Plan Issues Resolution Process November 2020
WB QA Framework June 2021
WB C&FS Audit Framework June 2021
WB C&FS Full Case File Learning Audit Template November 2020
QAAS Annual IRO Report 2019/2020 November 2020
CAPTION: Templates, Forms and Tools
   
Templates, Forms and Tools
Title: When Inserted:
Assessment Consent Form October 2020
Accommodation and Resources Panel Request Form August 2020
Accommodation and Resources Panel Plan Post 18 Form August 2020
Blank Notification Form to Other LA re WB Child 25/01/2017
CCG Funding Form January 2018
Child Exploitation Indicator and Analysis Tool (Pan Berks) August 2020
Child Exploitation Risk Indicator Guide (Pan Berks) August 2020
Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) Outcome Rating Scale (ORS) August 2020
Consent Form June 2018
CoramBAAF Form PH 10/04/2017
COVID 19 Risk assessment for Direct Family Time - Contact July 2020
Interim Recording Process FSM 01/11/2017
Intervention Programme Modules Template 01/11/2017
Intervention Summary - Recovery & Mental Health Worker Template 01/11/2017
Worker Intervention Summary Template 01/11/2017
Child in Care Offending Notification Form June 2018
Legal Planning Consultation Form January 2019
Need to Know Form February 2019
Need to Know Guidelines V.5 10/01/2018
Need To Know System Checklist (Appendix A) 26/10/2016
Notification to Head of Service that consideration is being given to OAA 27/04/18
Offsite Activity Medical & Consent Form 21/02/2017
PAM Referral Form 30/04/2018
PAM - Guidance/Outline of Process 30/04/2018
PAM Procedure letter for social worker 30/04/2018
PAM Medical History Form 30/04/2018
Parenting Assessment Template January 2020
Placement - Template for Placement with parent agreement July 2018
Supervised Contact Agreement 21/02/2017
Family Time Risk Assessment Form September 2020
TB New Entrant Screening Form October 2018
TVP Partner Agency Intel Submissions Form January 2021
Transfer Agenda Template December 2020
Transfer File Audit Form September 2020
Viability Assessment Initial Questionnaire Template 30/08/2017
Young Carers Referral & Information Form 18 October 2018
Referral Forms
Title: When Inserted:
DAS (A2 Dominion) Referral Assessment Form December 2019
DCT - Outreach Referral Form February 2019
FGM Risk Assessment Tool 26/10/2016
Modern Slavery Factsheet and Reporting Flow Chart 26/10/2016
Multiagency Emotional Health Triage Referral Form 21/02/2017
National Referral Mechanism (NRM) and MS1/Duty to Notify Process August 2019
Child Protection Medical Examination Referral Form January 2021
WB Prevent Safeguarding Referral Pathway July 2020
Recovery Toolkit Referral Form April 2019
Transition Referral Form 06/11/2017
West of Berkshire LSCBs FGM Toolkit 26/10/2016
CAPTION: Professional Development Pathways
   
Professional Development Pathways
Title: When Inserted:
Social Work England Interim Website May 2018
ASYE Critical Reflection Log guidance for completion January 2021
ASYE Pen Picture January 2021
NAAS Newsletter Issue No 1 - Social Worker Accreditation Project June 2019
NAAS Newsletter Issue No 2 - Social Worker Accreditation Project August 2019
NAAS Newsletter Issue No 3 - Social Worker Accreditation Project September 2019
NAAS Newsletter Issue No 4 - Social Worker Accreditation Project December 2019
NAAS Newsletter Issue No 6 - Social Worker Accreditation Project July 2020
NAAS Newsletter Issue No 7 - Social Worker Accreditation Project February 2021
NAAS Phase 2 Newsletter - Issue 8 September 2019
Kantar Research Survey (NAAS) September 2019
CAPTION: Information for Service Users/Parents
   
Information for Service Users/Parents
Title: When Inserted:
Sexual Harrassment and Sexual Violence Advice August 2018
Setting Up Home Checklist 26/10/2016
Emotional Health Academy Flyer 2019 16/01/19
Entitlement for Care Leavers Leaflet 16/04/2016
Initial Contact Info Sheet 25/11/2016
MASH Business Process 11/01/20
MASH Paper updated January 2018 11/01/2018
Prevention of Parental Abduction Guidance 13/12/2016
SHIP Information Sheet for Young People January 2018
SHIP Leaflet for Young People 11/01/2017
SHIP Information Sheet for Parents January 2018
The Edge Leaflet March 2020
What to Expect - Connected Persons Assessment October 2018
Letter to parents when agreeing Section 20 October 2020
What to Expect - Contact Arrangements Information for Parents October 2020
What to Expect - Making a Complaint October 2020
What to Expect - PLO Information for Parents October 2020
What to Expect - Section 20 a guidance note for children and parents October 2020
What to Expect - Single Assessment Information for Parents October 2020
What to Expect - Supervised Contact Information for Parents October 2020
What to Expect - Written Agreements Information for Parents October 2020
Family Information Service Directory 27/06/2016
Worried about your child being criminally exploited - english June 2018
Worried about your child being criminally exploited - arabic June 2018
Worried about your child being criminally exploited - bengali June 2018
Worried about your child being criminally exploited - polish June 2018
Worried about your child being criminally exploited - portuguese June 2018
Worried about your child being criminally exploited - somali June 2018
CAPTION: Resources
   
Resources
Title: When Inserted:
Accommodation and Resources Panel Procedures 01/08/2018
Appropriate Adult Procedures 2019 January 2020
CAFCASS Library Service February 2019
CAFCASS Recently Added to the Library Issue No 3 2019 February 2019
Case Transfer Process March 2020
CF Expectations for Lone Working 31/10/2017
Children in Care Evidence Based Clinical Review and Practice Guide April 2021
eCDOP eLearning - Notification of Child Death April 2019
eCDOP website - link to notifying a child death April 2019
Emotional Healthy Academy Flyer October 2018
Modern Slavery Briefing Document 23/11/2016
Modern Slavery Duty to Notify Poster 23/11/2016
Modern Slavery Training Resource Page 17/10/2017
National Referral Mechanism and MS1/Duty to Notify Referral Process and Online Form 29/08/2019
NSPCC Trafficking Advice for Social Workers June 2019
NPCC New Guidance - County Lines 03/08/17
No Recourse to Public Funds Guidance October 2019
Parents who record social workers - Guidance March 2019
Real Safeguarding Stories - Video Resource April 2019
Social Workers Toolbox 10/04/2017
West Berkshire Domestic Abuse Support Services Directory 2018 August 2018
CAPTION: Tri.x Circular
   
Tri.x Circular
Title: When Inserted:
tri.x Information Circular for Children and Adults Social Care June 2021
CAPTION: Admin local resources
   
Admin
Title: When Inserted: