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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

1.1 Underlying Policy, Principles and Values  
1.2 Recognition of Significant Harm  
1.3 Failure to Thrive Policy  
1.4 Putting Children First (Meeting the Needs of Children and Families in Lincolnshire)  
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 - under review  

2. The Safeguarding Children Partnership

2.1 Local Safeguarding Children Partnership (LSCP) - Roles and Responsibilities  
2.2 Agency Roles and Responsibilities  
2.3 LSCP Governance and Operational Arrangements (Accountability)  
2.4 Membership and Meetings  
2.5 LSCP 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 Updated
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 Updated

5. Children in Specific Circumstances

5.1 Abuse of Disabled Children  
5.2 Child Abuse and Information Communication Technology  
5.3 Lincolnshire Paediatric Sexual Assault Referral Pathway New
5.4 Safeguarding Children and Young People at Risk of Sexual Exploitation Policy  
5.5 LSCP Joint Protocol for Missing Children and Young People  
5.6 Working with Parents with Mental Health Problems - under review  
5.7 Children from Abroad - under review  
5.8 Children Living Away from Home  
5.9 Safeguarding Children Affected by Problematic Drug and Alcohol Use (Parental and Child use) - under review  
5.10 Multi-agency Domestic Abuse Protocol  
  See also: HM Government, Ending Violence against Women and Girls Strategy 2016 – 2020 (March 2016)  
5.11 Complex (Organised or Multiple) Abuse  
5.12 Fabricated or Induced Illness - under review  
5.13 Female Genital Mutilation  
5.14 Male Circumcision  
5.15 Forced Marriage  
5.16 Safeguarding Children who may have been Trafficked  
5.17 Modern Slavery  
5.18 Procedures for Video Recording Interviews with Children - under review  
5.19 Recognising Disguised Compliance & Disengagement Among Families: Practice Guidance  
5.20 Elective Home Education Policy (Lincolnshire County Council)  
5.21 Working with Sexually Active Young People Updated
5.22 Sexual Harassment at School New
5.23 Supporting Children and Young People Vulnerable to Violent Extremism  
5.24 ACPO Lead's Position on Young People Who Post Self Taken Indecent Images  
5.25 Pre-Birth Protocol  
5.26 Cross Border Child Protection Cases under the Hague Convention  
5.27 Multi Agency Self Harm Pathway Flowcharts  
5.28 Pre-Trial Therapy or Pre-Proceedings Protocol  
5.29 Pre-Trial Therapy Protocol for Children Standing Trial for Criminal Offences  
5.30 Bruising in Babies and Children who are Not Independently Mobile  
5.31 Mobile Families Guidance  
5.32 Neglect Strategy: Getting It Right First Time - Keeping It Going - under review  
5.33 Banned Items in Lincolnshire Schools and Academies  
5.34 Model Drugs Policy for Schools Academies  
5.35 Good Practice Guidance on Authorising Absence in Educational Establishments without Parental Consent  
5.36 Concealment and Denial of Pregnancy and Birth  
5.37 Visitors to Lincolnshire Partnership Foundation Trust (LPFT)  
5.38 Joint Lincolnshire Protocol to Reduce Offending and the Criminalisation of Children in Care  
5.39 Dangerous Dogs and Safeguarding Children  
5.40 Lincolnshire Safeguarding Children Partnership (LSCP) Policy to Support Young Carers and their Families  

6. Safe Workforce

6.1 Managing Allegations of Abuse Made Against Persons who Work with Children and Young People  
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  
  and Safeguarding Compliance Checklist for Governors  

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 Updated

8. Complaints and Professional Disagreements

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

9. Child Death

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

10. Significant Incidents

10.1 Improving Child Protection and Safeguarding Practice Overview New

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