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September 2018

New Chapters and Features
Chapter Name Details
Child Sexual Abuse in the Family Environment This new guidance has been added to the online procedures. It contains advice for practitioners on how to identify and respond to concerns in relation to Child Sexual Abuse in the family environment.

May 2018

Updated Chapters
Chapter Name Details
Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) The Bradford SCB Multi Agency Female Genital Mutilation Pathway has been added to Appendix 1: Local FGM Protocols, Pathways and Strategies.
Forced Marriage This guidance has been updated to reflect relevant points from the ‘Protocol on the handling of ‘so-called’ Honour Based Violence/Abuse and Forced Marriage Offences between the National Police Chief’s Council and the Crown Prosecution Service’ (November 2016).
Gang Activity, Youth Violence and Criminal Exploration Affecting Children This chapter has been updated to include a link to the Home Office publication Criminal Exploitation of Children and Vulnerable Adults: County Lines. Information has also been added throughout to describe how organised criminal groups exploit young people and use them to distribute money and illegal drugs along ‘county lines’.
Safeguarding Children who Move Across Local Authority Boundaries / Abroad This guidance has been reviewed throughout and substantially updated, new sections have been added in relation to children who are receiving Early Help services and Children in Need. (See Section 3, Children who were Receiving Early Help / Early Intervention Services, and Section 4, Children in Need).
Allegations Against Persons who Work with Children This document has been reviewed locally and updated throughout.
New Chapters and Features
Chapter Name Details
Concealed Pregnancies This chapter has been added to the manual.
Dangerous Dogs and Safeguarding Children This chapter has been added to the manual.
West Yorkshire Guidance for Families who are Relocating Due to Risk This chapter has been added to the manual.

Next Update: December 2018


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