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Part B: Practice Guidance

PART B1: General Practice Guidance

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1. A Child Focussed Approach to Safeguarding  
2. Neglect  
3. Roles and Responsibilities  
4. Sharing and Processing Personal Information - under review  
5. Accessing information from abroad  
6. Working with interpreters / communication facilitators  
7. Managing work with Families where there are obstacles and resistance  
8. Best Practice Guidance for Child Protection Conferences  
9. Best Practice for the Implementation of Child Protection Plans  
10. Local Safeguarding Children Partnerships - under review  
11. Professional Conflict Resolution - under review  
12. Risk Management of Known Offenders  

PART B2: Organisational Guidance

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1. Principles for Learning and Improvement  
2. Serious Case Reviews - under review  
3. Supervision  
4. Safeguarding Training Competency Framework  
5. Quality Assurance  
6. Safer Recruitment  

PART B3: Safeguarding Children Practice Guidance

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1. Children with Disabilities  
2. Fabricated or Induced Illness  
3. Children Missing from Care, Home and Education  
4. Not Attending School  
5. Missing Families for whom there are Concerns for Children or Unborn Children  
6. Safeguarding Children Exposed to Extremist Ideology  
7. Safeguarding Children from Sexual Exploitation  
8. Information and Communication Technology (ICT) based Forms of Abuse  
9. Safeguarding Trafficked and Exploited Children  
10. Safeguarding Sexually Active Children  
11. Teenage Parents  
12. Safeguarding Children affected by Gang Activity / Serious Youth Violence  
13. Safeguarding Children Policy for Licensed Premises  
14. Young Carers  
15. Children Harming Others  
16. Bullying  
17. Fire Setting  
18. Self-harming and Suicidal Behaviour  


Children Living Away from Home and Visiting Regulated Settings

  19.1 Introduction and Definition  
  19.2 Foster Care  
  19.3 Private Fostering  
  19.4 Residential Care  
  19.5 Adoption  
  19.6 Boarding School  
  19.7 Children in Custody  
  19.8 Hospitals  
  19.9 Hospitals (Specialist)  
  19.10 Psychiatric Care for Children  
  19.11 Foreign Exchange Visits  
20. Non-Recent (Historical) Abuse  
21. Children Visiting Prisons  
22. Children Visiting Psychiatric Wards and Facilities  


Harmful Practices linked to faith or culture

23. Honour based violence  
24. Forced marriage of a child  
25. Safeguarding children at risk of abuse through female genital mutilation (FGM)  
26. Male Circumcision  
27. Spiritual, Cultural and Religious Beliefs  


Parents who have additional needs

28. Safeguarding Children Affected by Domestic Abuse  
29. Parents who Misuse Substances  
30. Parenting Capacity and Mental Illness  
31. Parenting Capacity and Learning Disabilities  


Miscellaneous Safeguarding Information

32. Child Left Alone  
33. Dangerous Dogs and Safeguarding Children  
34. Animal Abuse and Links to Abuse of Children and Vulnerable Adults  
35. Begging  
36. Criminal Injuries Compensation  
37. Diplomats Families  
38. Surrogacy  

PART B4: Appendices

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  Appendix 1: Links to relevant legislation  
  Appendix 2: Third sector agencies or community groups keeping children safe  
  Appendix 3: Faith community contacts and resources  
  Appendix 4: Triangle chart for the Assessment of Children in Need and their Families  
  Appendix 5: Use of questionnaires and scales to evidence assessment and decision making  
  Appendix 6: MOD contacts  
  Appendix 7: A guide to the acronyms used in these procedures  

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