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January 2018

Core Procedures

  Definitions, Context, Principles  
  Effective Communication, Consent and Information Sharing  
  Good Practice Supporting the Voice of the Child  
  Record Keeping  
  Early Help  
  Any Contacts with Children’s Social Care (including Information Sharing and Referrals)  
  Assessment - Hull Children's Social Care Assessment Protocol  
  Child Protection Enquiries - Section 47 Children Act 1989  
  Child Protection Conferences  
  Complaints in Relation to Child Protection Conferences  
  Child Protection Plans  

Safeguarding Practice Guidance

  Abuse Linked to Spiritual, Cultural or Religious Beliefs  
  Allegations of Harm Made Against People who Work with Children  
  Child Death Overview Panel (CDOP) Practice Guidance Including Rapid Response Practice Guidance  
  Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) Updated
  Children Affected by Gang Activity or Serious Youth Violence Updated
  Children and Families Moving Across Local Authority Boundaries  
  Children and Families who go Missing (including Unborn Babies)  
  Children who Run Away / Go Missing from Home and Care - under review  
  Children from Abroad  
  Children Living Away from Home (including Private Fostering Arrangements)  
  Children Missing from Education  
  Children of Parents or Carers who Misuse Substances  
  Children of Parents or Carers with Learning Difficulties  
  Children of Parents with Mental Health Problems  
  Children Visiting Prisons - under review  
  Children Visiting Psychiatric Wards and Facilities  
  Dangerous Dogs and Safeguarding Children Updated
  Disabled Children  
  Domestic Abuse  
  E-Safety: Children Exposed to Abuse through the Digital Media Updated
  Fabricated or Induced Illness  
  Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Updated
  Forced Marriage  
  Harmful Sexual Behaviour  
  Honour Based Abuse  
  Managing Individuals who Pose a Risk of Harm to Children  
  Modern Slavery and Child Trafficking Updated
  Neglect Updated
  Organised and Complex Abuse  
  Pre-Trial Therapy - under review  
  Principles of Supervision - to follow  
  Safe Recruitment, Selection and Retention for Staff and Volunteers (including Whistleblowing and Raising Concerns at Work)  
  Safer Sleeping for Babies and Infants  
  Safeguarding Children and Young people against Radicalisation and Violent Extremism  
  Safeguarding Children in Licensed Premises - including Safeguarding Children at Temporary Events  
  Self Harm and Suicidal Behaviour  
  Substance Misuse in Pregnancy  
  Unborn Procedures and Guidance (Pre Birth Pathway)  
  Underage Sexual Activity  
  Working with Interpreters Updated
  Young Carers  
  Young People and Substance Misuse  

Roles and Responsibilities of Hull Safeguarding Children Board

  Local Safeguarding Children Boards  
  Agency Roles and Responsibilities  
  Thresholds of Need Guidance - under review  
  Learning and Improvement Framework  
  Training and Development  
  Serious Case Reviews  
  An Overview of the Child Death Review Process  
  Resolving Inter-agency Disagreements Guidance (Escalation Policy)  
  Resolving Inter-agency Disagreements Proforma (see Documents Library)  

Appendices and Protocols

Local Protocols

  Hull MARAC Operating Procedures  



  How to Use the Guidelines and Procedures  
  Local Contacts Updated
  National Contacts  
  Working Together to Safeguard Children 2015 - Appendix B Statutory Framework  
  The Care Act - Information for Professionals Working with Children and Families  
  NICE Guidelines - When to Suspect Child Maltreatment