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Lincolnshire Safeguarding Children Partnership Procedures Manual: Contents

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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 Partnership
  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. Child Death
  10. Significant Incidents
  11. Appendices

1. Policy Framework

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1.1 Underlying Policy, Principles and Values  
1.2 Recognition of Significant Harm  
1.3 Responding to Abuse and Neglect  
1.4 Professional Curiosity Briefing  
1.5 Faltering Growth  
1.6 Putting Children First (Meeting the Needs of Children and Families in Lincolnshire)  
1.7 A Model for Assessment  
1.8 Statutory Framework  
1.9 Protocol on Sharing Information in Order to Safeguard and Promote the Welfare of Children  
1.10 Quality Assurance Framework  

2. The Safeguarding Children Partnership

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2.1 Lincolnshire Safeguarding Children Partnership  

3. Early Help and Team Around the Child

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3.1 Team Around the Child Supporting Documentation  

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

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

5. Children in Specific Circumstances

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5.1 Abuse of Disabled Children  
5.2 Child Abuse and Information Communication Technology - under review  
5.3 Lincolnshire Paediatric Sexual Assault Referral Pathway  
5.4 Safeguarding Children and Young People at Risk of Sexual Exploitation Policy Updated
5.5 LSCP Joint Protocol for Missing Children and Young People - under review  
5.6 Children Missing Education New
5.7 Parental Mental Health Guidance  
5.8 Children from Abroad Updated
5.9 Children Living Away from Home - under review  
5.10 Safeguarding Children Affected by Problematic Drug and Alcohol Use (Parental and Child use)  
5.11 Multi-Agency Domestic Abuse Protocol  
  See also: HM Government, Ending Violence against Women and Girls Strategy 2016 – 2020 (March 2016)  
5.12 Complex Safeguarding (Organised or Multiple) Abuse also known as Gold Group Updated
5.13 Fabricated or Induced Illness  
5.14 Female Genital Mutilation Updated
5.15 Male Circumcision - under review  
5.16 Forced Marriage - under review  
5.17 Safeguarding Children who may have been Trafficked  
5.18 Modern Slavery  
5.19 Procedures for Video Recording Interviews with Children  
5.20 Recognising Disguised Compliance & Disengagement Among Families: Practice Guidance - under review  
5.21 Elective Home Education Protocol (Lincolnshire County Council)  
5.22 Working with Sexually Active Young People - under review  
5.23 Sexual Harassment at School - under review  
5.24 Supporting Children and Young People Vulnerable to Violent Extremism  
5.25 Police Guidance Regarding Indecent Images of Children and the Issuing of Police Cautions  
5.26 Pre-Birth Protocol Updated
5.27 Teenage Pregnancy Pathway New
5.28 Cross Border Child Protection Cases under the Hague Convention  
5.29 Multi Agency Self Harm Pathway Flowcharts  
5.30 Pre-Trial Therapy or Pre-Proceedings Protocol Updated
5.31 Pre-Trial Therapy Protocol for Children Standing Trial for Criminal Offences - under review  
5.32 Bruising in Babies and Children who are Not Independently Mobile  
5.33 Mobile Families Guidance  
5.34 Neglect Strategy: Getting It Right First Time - Keeping It Going  
5.35 Banned Items in Lincolnshire Schools and Academies  
5.36 Model Drugs Policy for Schools Academies  
5.37 Good Practice Guidance on Authorising Absence in Educational Establishments without Parental Consent  
5.38 Concealment and Denial of Pregnancy and Birth - under review  
5.39 Visitors to Lincolnshire Partnership Foundation Trust (LPFT)  
5.40 Joint Lincolnshire Protocol to Reduce Offending and the Criminalisation of Children in Care  
5.41 Dangerous Dogs and Safeguarding Children  
5.42 Lincolnshire Safeguarding Children Partnership (LSCP) Policy to Support Young Carers and their Families  
5.43 Private Children's Homes Strategy  
5.44 Residential Children's Home Guide for Children and Young People  
5.45 Private Children's Homes Location Assessment Template  
5.46 Surrogacy  
5.47 Discharge Planning from Physical Healthcare Hospitals when there are Safeguarding Concerns about a Child  
5.48 Safeguarding Children and Young People at Risk of Criminal Exploitation  
5.49 Gender Identity Guidance  
5.50 Safer Sleep for Infants Guidance  
5.51 Preventing and Responding to Bullying and Stalking Toolkit New
5.52 Joint Working Protocol for Lincolnshire's Joint Diversionary Panel (JDP) New

6. Safe Workforce

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6.1 Managing Allegations of Abuse Made Against Persons who Work with Children and Young People - under review Updated
6.2 Keeping Children Safe in Education  

See also:

6.3 Guidance for Safe Recruitment, Selection and Retention for Staff and Volunteers Updated

7. Individuals who Pose a Risk to Children

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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 - under review  

8. Complaints and Professional Disagreements

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

9. Child Death

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9.1 Investigation of Sudden Unexpected Deaths in Childhood  
9.2 Child Death Reviews  

10. Significant Incidents

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10.1 Improving Child Protection and Safeguarding Practice Overview  

11. Appendices

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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