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Amendments

September 2017

Updated Chapters
Chapter Name Details
Definitions and Indicators of Abuse This chapter has been updated throughout and need to be reread.
Making Referrals to Children's Social Care This chapter has been updated throughout and need to be reread.
Child Sexual Exploitation This chapter has been updated throughout in line with the revised Child Sexual Exploitation: Definition and Guide for Practitioners (DfE, February 2017) and should be reread.
Children who Abuse Others This chapter has been updated throughout and need to be reread.
Domestic Violence and Abuse Procedures A link has been added to Domestic abuse: a resource for health professionals which is a resource that looks at how health professionals can support adults and young people over 16 who are experiencing domestic abuse, and dependent children in their households.
Forced Marriages and Honour Based Violence This chapter has been updated with further detail on risks and indicators to reflect relevant points from the ‘Protocol on the handling of ‘so-called’ Honour Based Violence/Abuse and Forced Marriage Offences between the National Police Chief’s Council and the Crown Prosecution’ (November 2016).
Safeguarding Children and Young People Who May be Affected by Gang Activity This chapter has been updated to include a link to the National Crime Agency report County Lines Gang Violence, Exploitation and Drug Supply (2016). Further text was added to Section 2, Definition of a Gang to define the use of ‘county lines’ by organised criminal groups.
Child Death Overview Panel This chapter has been updated with a link that was added in related information to Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy and Childhood - Multi-agency Guidelines for Care and Investigation (Royal College of Pathologists, endorsed by The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health).
Deleted Chapters
  • Definition and Impact of Abuse
  • West Midlands Metropolitan Area Child Sexual Exploitation Disruption Toolkit
  • Solihull Healthy and Safe Relationships Resource
  • Solihull 1 to 1 Healthy and Safe Relationships a Learning Unit
  • West Midlands Metropolitan Area Child Sexual Exploitation Framework (incorporating the See Me, Hear Me Framework)

Next update: February 2018


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