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Solihull Local Safeguarding Children Board Procedures Contents

September 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, Principles and Values
  2. Solihull Local Safeguarding Children Board
  3. Managing Individual Cases - Procedures
  4. Procedures for Specific Circumstances
  5. Guidance for Specific Circumstances
  6. Complaints and Professional Disagreements
  7. Management of Individuals who Pose a Risk to Children
  8. Serious Case Reviews
  9. Child Deaths
  10. Protocols
  11. Appendices


1. Policy Framework, Principles and Values

1.1 Introduction  
1.2 Underlying Principles of Safeguarding  
1.3 Report a Concern  
1.4 Multi-Agency Guidance on Threshold Criteria to help support Children, Young People and their Families in Solihull  
1.5 Definitions and Indicators of Abuse Updated
1.6 Legal Framework  
1.7 Recording Principles (including the Use of Genograms)  
1.8 Information Sharing and Confidentiality Protocol  


2. Solihull Local Safeguarding Children Board

2.1 Solihull Local Safeguarding Children Board  
2.2 Safe Recruitment, Induction and Employment, including of Volunteers  
2.3 Agencies' Roles and Responsibilities  
2.4 LSCB Multi-Agency Safeguarding Workforce Development Strategy  


3. Managing Individual Cases - Procedures

3.1 Making Referrals to Children's Social Care Updated
3.2 Social Work Assessments  
3.3 Strategy Discussions  
3.4 Section 47 Enquiries and Social Work Assessment  
3.5 Initial Child Protection Conferences  
3.6 Maintaining a List of Children Subject to Child Protection Plans  
3.7 Access to and Enquiries of the List of Children Subject to Child Protection Plans  
3.8 The Child Protection Plan - including Lead Social Worker and Core Group Responsibilities  
3.9 Child Protection Review Conferences  


4. Procedures for Specific Circumstances

4.1 Allegations against Persons who work with Children  
4.2 Management of Allegation against People who work with Children and Young People where there are Cross Border Issues  
4.3 Child Sexual Exploitation Updated
4.4 Children who Abuse Others Updated
4.5 Complex (Organised or Multiple) Abuse  
4.6 Domestic Violence and Abuse Procedures Updated
4.7 Fabricated or Induced Illness  
4.8 Female Genital Mutilation  
4.9 Forced Marriages and Honour Based Violence Updated
4.10 Privately Fostered Children  
4.11 Safeguarding Children and Young People who go Missing from Home, Education and Care  
4.12 Safeguarding the Welfare of Children and Young People in the Secure Estate  
4.13 Unborn Babies at Risk of Significant Harm  
4.14 Working with Uncooperative Families  


5. Guidance for Specific Circumstances

5.1 Abuse Linked to Religious or Spiritual Belief  
5.2 Abuse of Disabled Children  
5.3 Bullying  
5.4 Child Abuse and Technology  
5.5 Neglect Toolkit  
5.6 Substance Misuse and Families with Children  
5.7 Safeguarding Children from Abroad  
5.8 Safeguarding Children and Young People who may have been Trafficked Children  
5.9 Supporting Children and Young People Vulnerable to Violent Extremism  
5.10 Safeguarding Children and Young People Who May be Affected by Gang Activity Updated


6. Complaints and Professional Disagreements

6.1 Complaints  
6.2 Dispute Resolution / Escalation Procedures  


7. Management of Individuals who Pose a Risk to Children

7.1 Managing Individuals who Pose a Risk of Harm to Children  
7.2 Persons Posing a Risk to Children- West Midlands Regional Multi-Agency Guidance Manual (Including an Introduction and Summary)  
7.3 Children Visiting Custodial Settings  
7.4 Children Visiting Psychiatric Wards and Special Hospitals  
7.5 Child Sex Offender Disclosure Scheme  


8. Serious Case Reviews

8.1 Learning and Improvement Framework  
8.2 Serious Case Review Guidance  
8.3 Serious Case Review Flowchart  
8.4 Guide for the Police, Crown Prosecution Service and LSCBs to assist with the Liaison and Exchange of Information when there are Simultaneous Serious Case Reviews and Criminal Proceedings  
8.5 Serious Case Review Quality Markers  


9. Child Deaths

9.1

Sudden Unexpected Death in Infants and Children

 
9.1.1 West Midlands Best Practice Multi-Agency Protocol for the Management of Sudden Unexpected Deaths in Infants and Children under 18 (SUDC)  


 

9.2

Review of All Childhood Deaths

 
9.2.1 Notifications and Recording of Information in Relation to Child Deaths  
9.2.2 Child Death Overview Panel Updated
9.2.3 Child Death Process - Flowchart  


10. Protocols

10.1 Working Agreement between Solihull Child Protection and Review Unit and West Midlands Police regarding Solihull's List of Children Subject to Child Protection Plans  
10.2 Local Protocol - Solihull MBC and Heart of England Foundation Trust Hospital (Acute Services): Child Protection Referrals of Solihull Children  
10.3 Joint Services Protocol re: Families and Children Affected by Parental Substance Misuse  
10.4 Multi-Agency Protocol for Identifying and Responding to Cases of Harm Arising from Under Age Sexual Activity  
10.5 Protecting Children Who Move Across Local Authority Borders  
10.6 Local Protocol for Children's Assessments  
10.7 Joint Procedure for the Assessment of Housing and Support Needs of Homeless 16 and 17 Year Olds  


11. Appendices

11.1 Local Contact Details  
11.2 LADO Details  
11.3 Children and Families, Inter-Agency Referral Form  
11.4 Agency Report for Child Protection Conference  
11.5 Protecting Children and Young People: the Responsibilities of all Doctors  
11.6 NICE Post Natal Care Guidance  
11.7 Amendments  

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