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Amendments

January 2019

Updated Chapters
Chapter Name Details
Joint Protocol for Children Missing from Home or Care The Joint Protocol for Children Missing from Home or Care has been updated.

December 2018

Updated Chapters
Chapter Name Details
Child Abuse Linked to Faith or Belief This guidance, which is intended to help raise awareness of Child Abuse Linked to Faith or Belief (CALFB) has been extensively updated and should be read in full.
Information Sharing and Confidentiality This guidance has been reviewed and updated in line with the revised Working Together to Safeguard Children and DfE, Information Sharing Advice for Safeguarding Practitioners.
Allegations Against Persons who Work with Children The Leeds Allegations / Concerns Against Staff and Volunteers Flowchart has been updated. See Section 16, Flowcharts.
New Chapters and Features
Chapter Name Details
Child Criminal Exploitation This new chapter contains information on risk factors / indicators for Child Criminal Exploitation (CCE). It also explains the process for referring on any concerns, and the action that will follow to safeguard the children and young people concerned.
Self Harm This guidance has been written to help practitioners support young people who have self harmed, who or who may be at risk of self harming. It explains some of ways in which young people may harm themselves and the reasons why they do this. It contains useful advice on how to respond to a young person who has self harmed, as well as links to local and national sources of support and specialist advice / interventions.
Suicidal Behaviour This guidance has been written to help practitioners support young people who experiencing suicidal thoughts. It explores issues which can increase vulnerability to suicide, as well as identifying risks and warning signs. It contains links to advice on how to respond to a young person who expresses suicidal thoughts, as well as links to local and national sources of support and specialist advice / interventions.

Next Update: May 2019


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