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West Yorkshire Consortium Procedures Manual - Contents

December 2016

The Consortium comprises:

Bradford Safeguarding Children Board

Calderdale Safeguarding Children Board

Kirklees Safeguarding Children Board

Leeds Safeguarding Children Board

Wakefield District Safeguarding Children Board


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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. Assessing Need and Providing Help
  2. West Yorkshire Safeguarding Children Boards and Organisational Responsibilities
  3. Learning and Improvement Framework
  4. Child Deaths
  5. Appendices


1. Assessing Need and Providing Help

1.1

Early Help

 
1.1.1 Thresholds  
1.1.2 Recognition of Significant Harm  
1.1.3 Failure to Thrive Policy  
1.1.4 Early Help / Common Assessment Framework  

   

1.2

Referral, Investigation and Assessment

 
1.2.1 Referrals  
1.2.2 Single Assessment  
1.2.3 Strategy Discussions / Meetings  
1.2.4 Child Protection Enquiries - Section 47 Children Act 1989  

   

1.3

Child Protection Conferences and Child Protection Plans

 
1.3.1 Initial Child Protection Conferences  
1.3.2 Recording that a Child is the subject of a Child Protection Plan  
1.3.3 Implementation of the Child Protection Plan - Lead Social Worker and Core Group Responsibilities  
1.3.4 Child Protection Review Conferences  

   

1.4

Children in Specific Circumstances

 
1.4.1 Abuse by Children and Young People who Display Harmful Sexual Behaviour  
1.4.2 Abuse Linked to Spiritual and Religious Beliefs  
1.4.3 Abuse of Disabled Children  
1.4.4 Allegations of Harm Arising from Sexual Activity (including Under Age Sexual Activity)  
1.4.5 Bullying  
1.4.6 Child Abuse and Information Communication Technology Updated
1.4.7 Safeguarding Children and Young People from Child Sexual Exploitation: Policy, Procedures and Guidance  
1.4.8 Children and Families Who Go Missing  
1.4.9 Children At Risk Where A Parent Has a Learning Disability  
1.4.10 Children At Risk Where A Parent Has A Mental Health Problem  
1.4.11 Children from Abroad (including Migrant Children and Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children)  
1.4.12 Children Living Away from Home (including Children and Families living in Temporary Accommodation)  
1.4.13 Children Missing from Education  
1.4.14 Children Moving Across Local Authority Boundaries / Abroad Updated
1.4.15 Children of Alcohol Misusing Parents  
1.4.16 Children of Drug Misusing Parents  
1.4.17 Domestic Violence and Abuse  
1.4.18 Complex (Organised or Multiple) Abuse  
1.4.19 Fabricated or Induced Illness  
1.4.20 Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Updated
1.4.21 Forced Marriages  
1.4.22 Harm to Animals and Possible Implications for Children  
1.4.23 Intimate Care Good Practice Guidelines  
1.4.24 Male Circumcision - Bradford  
1.4.25 Reluctant and Hostile Families  
1.4.26 Safeguarding Children who may have been Trafficked  
1.4.27 So Called 'Honour' Based Violence  
1.4.28 Risks Posed by People with Convictions Against Children  
1.4.29 Children Visiting Psychiatric Wards and Facilities  
1.4.30 Children Visiting Prisons  
1.4.31 Cross-Border Child Protection Cases Under the 1996 Hague Convention  
1.4.32 Safeguarding Children and Young People Who May be Affected by Gang Activity  
1.4.33 Safeguarding Children and Young people against Radicalisation and Violent Extremism Updated

   

1.5

Protocols

 
1.5.1 Joint Protocol between West Yorkshire Police and Children's Social Care regarding Joint Police/Children's Social Care Enquiries  
1.5.2 Joint Protocol for Children Missing from Home or Care  
1.5.3 Multi-Agency Protocol for the Assessment of Bruising, Burns and Scalds in Non Mobile Babies  
1.5.4 Investigation Strategy for Harbourers of Children and Young People  


2. West Yorkshire Safeguarding Children Boards and Organisational Responsibilities

2.1 Local Safeguarding Children Board - Role and Function  
2.2 Agency Roles and Responsibilities  
2.3 Statutory Framework  
2.4 Underlying Policy, Principles and Values  
2.5 Information Sharing and Confidentiality Updated
2.6 Allegations Against Persons who Work with Children  
2.7 Safer Recruitment, Selection and Supervision of Staff  
2.8 Complaints and Appeals  
2.9 Resolving Professional Disagreements and Escalation  


3. Learning and Improvement Framework

3.1 Learning and Improvement Framework  
3.2 Serious Case Reviews  
  See also Reviewing all Childhood Deaths  


4. Child Deaths

4.1 Investigation of Sudden Unexpected Deaths in Childhood  
4.2 Reviewing All Childhood Deaths  


5. Appendices

5.1 Local Contacts  
5.2 Local Keywords  
5.3 Working Together to Safeguard Children 2015  
5.4 NICE Guidance - When to suspect maltreatment in under 16s  
5.5 Protecting Children and Young People - the Responsibilities of all Doctors' (GMC)  
5.6 Action Taken When a Child is Referred to Local Authority Children’s Social Care Services Flowchart  
5.7 Action Taken for the Assessment of a Child Under the Children Act 1989 Flowchart  
5.8 Immediate Protection Flowchart  
5.9 Action Following a Strategy Discussion Flowchart  
5.10 What Happens After the Child Protection Conference, Including the Review? Flowchart  
5.11 Amendments  

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