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Lincolnshire Safeguarding Children Board Procedures Manual: Contents

October 2017

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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. Policy Framework
  2. The Safeguarding Children Board
  3. Early Help and Team Around the Child
  4. Managing Individual Cases where there are Concerns about a Child's Safety and Welfare - Procedures
  5. Children in Specific Circumstances
  6. Safe Workforce
  7. Individuals who Pose a Risk to Children
  8. Complaints and Professional Disagreements
  9. Unexpected Child Death
  10. Serious Case Reviews
  11. Appendices


1. Policy Framework

1.1 Underlying Policy, Principles and Values  
1.2 Recognition of Significant Harm  
1.3 Failure to Thrive Policy  
1.4 Meeting the Needs of Children  
1.5 A Model for Assessment  
1.6 Statutory Framework  
1.7 Protocol on Sharing Information in Order to Safeguard and Promote the Welfare of Children  


2. The Safeguarding Children Board

2.1 Local Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB) - Roles and Responsibilities  
2.2 Agency Roles and Responsibilities Updated
2.3 LSCB Governance and Operational Arrangements (Accountability)  
2.4 Membership and Meetings  
2.5 LSCB Sub Groups  
2.6 Scope of the Role  


3. Early Help and Team Around the Child

3.1 Team Around the Child Supporting Documentation  


4. Managing Individual Cases where there are Concerns about a Child's Safety and Welfare - Procedures

4.1 Introduction  
4.2 Being Alert  
4.3 Referrals Procedure  
4.4 Immediate Protection  
4.5 Social Care Assessments  
4.6 Strategy Discussions  
4.7 Section 47 Enquiries and Social Work Assessments  
4.8 Initial Child Protection Conferences  
4.9 Arrangements for Children who are Subject to a Child Protection Plan  
4.10 Implementation of the Child Protection Plan - Lead Social Worker and Core Group Responsibilities  
4.11 Child Protection Review Conferences  


5. Children in Specific Circumstances

5.1 Abuse of Disabled Children  
5.2 Child Abuse and Information Communication Technology  
5.3 Safeguarding Children and Young People at risk of Sexual Exploitation Policy  
5.4 LSCB Joint Protocol for Missing Children and Young People  
5.5 Working with Parents with Mental Health Problems  
5.6 Children from Abroad  
5.7 Children Living away from Home  
5.8 Safeguarding Children Affected by Problematic Drug and Alcohol Use (Parental and Child use)  
5.9 Multi-Agency Domestic Abuse Protocol - Resource Pack for Practitioners  
  See also: HM Government, Ending Violence against Women and Girls Strategy 2016 – 2020 (March 2016)  
5.10 Complex (Organised or Multiple) Abuse  
5.11 Fabricated or Induced Illness  
5.12 Female Genital Mutilation Updated
5.13 Forced Marriage  
5.14 Safeguarding Children who may have been Trafficked Updated
5.15 Procedures for Video Recording Interviews with Children  
5.16 Working with Uncooperative and Hostile Families Practice Guidance  
5.17 Elective Home Education Policy (Lincolnshire County Council)  
5.18 Safeguarding Sexually Active Young People  
5.19 Supporting Children and Young People Vulnerable to Violent Extremism  
5.20 ACPO Lead's Position on Young People Who Post Self Taken Indecent Images  
5.21 Pre-Birth Protocol  
5.22 Cross Border Child Protection Cases under the Hague Convention  
5.23 Mongolian Blue Spots  
5.24 Multi Agency Self Harm Pathway Flowchart Updated
5.25 Pre-trial Therapy or Pre-Proceedings Protocol  
5.26 Bruising in Babies and Children who are Not Independently Mobile  
5.27 Mobile Families Guidance  
5.28 Neglect Strategy: Getting It Right First Time - Keeping It Going  
5.29 Banned Items in Lincolnshire Schools and Academies  
5.30 Model Drugs Policy for Schools Academies  
5.31 Concealment and Denial of Pregnancy and Birth  
5.32 Visitors to Lincolnshire Partnership Foundation Trust (LPFT) New
5.33 Joint Lincolnshire Protocol to Reduce Offending and the Criminalisation of Children in Care New


6. Safe Workforce

6.1 Managing Allegations of Abuse Made Against Persons who Work with Children and Young People Updated
6.2 Keeping Children Safe in Education  
  See also: Safer Recruitment Consortium, Guidance for safer working practice for those working with children and young people in education settings (October 2015)  
  and Disclosure and Barring Service  


7. Individuals who Pose a Risk to Children

7.1 Risk Posed by People with Convictions Against Children  
7.2 Abused by Children and Young People  
7.3 Children and Young People who Display Sexually Inappropriate or Harmful Behaviours  


8. Complaints and Professional Disagreements

8.1 Complaints about Child Protection Conferences  
8.2 Professional Resolution and Escalation Protocol Updated


9. Unexpected Child Death

9.1 Investigation of Sudden Unexpected Deaths in Childhood Updated
9.2 Reviewing All Childhood Deaths  


10. Serious Case Reviews

10.1 Serious Case Review Procedure  
10.2 A Toolkit for Conducting Serious Case Reviews (Guidance, Templates and Alternative Learning Methods)  
10.3 SCIE/NSPCC Serious Case Review Quality Markers (2016)  


11. Appendices

11.1 Local Contacts Updated
11.2 NICE Guidance - When to suspect child maltreatment  
11.3 NICE Guidance - Post natal care up to 8 weeks after birth  
11.4 General Medical Council - Protection children and Young People (The responsibilities of all doctors)  
11.5 Amendments  

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