Contents



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 - under review  
1.5 Faltering Growth  
1.6 A Model for Assessment  
1.7 Statutory Framework  
1.8 Protocol on Sharing Information in Order to Safeguard and Promote the Welfare of Children  
1.9 Quality Assurance Framework  


2. The Safeguarding Children Partnership

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2.1 Lincolnshire Safeguarding Children Partnership - under review  


3. Early Help and Team Around the Child

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3.1 Team Around the Child Supporting Documentation - under review  
  See also: Early Intervention: Policy and Provision (House of Commons Library)  


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

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4.1 Introduction  
4.2 Being Alert  
4.3 Safeguarding Referrals Procedure  
4.4 Immediate Protection  
4.5 Social Care Assessments  
4.6 Strategy Discussions - under review  
4.7 Section 47 Enquiries and Social Work Assessments  
4.8 Initial Child Protection Conferences Updated
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

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


6. Safe Workforce

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


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 Updated


8. Complaints and Professional Disagreements

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


9. Child Death

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


10. Significant Incidents

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10.1 Serious Incident Review Guidance  


11. Appendices

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11.1 Local Contacts  
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