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OxfordshireSafeguarding Children Board Procedures Manual


November 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. Core Procedures
  2. Safeguarding Practice Guidance
  3. Learning and Improvement
  4. Roles and Responsibilities of LSCB
  5. Appendices and Protocols

1. Core Procedures

  Locality and Community Support Service including No Names Consultations  
  Responding to Abuse and Neglect Updated
  Child Protection Enquiries - Section 47 Children Act 1989  
  Child Protection Conferences  
  Child Protection Plans  
  Children and Families Moving Across Local Authority Boundaries  
  Allegations Against Staff or Volunteers  
  Organised and Complex Abuse - under review  
  Information Sharing  
  Professionals Only Meeting  
  Complex Case Panel  
  Good Practice in Supporting the Voice of the Child Updated

2. Safeguarding Practice Guidance

  Child Sexual Exploitation  
  Children Affected by Gang Activity and Youth Violence  
  Children from Abroad  
  Children Living Away from Home with Other Families  
  Children Missing Education  
  Managing Allegations Against Other Pupils  
  Joint Protocol for Safeguarding Children Missing from Home or Care in Oxfordshire - under review  
  Children of Parents with Learning Difficulties  
  Children of Parents with Mental Health Problems  
  Children of Parents who Misuse Substances  
  Children Visiting Prisons  
  Children Visiting Psychiatric Wards and Facilities  
  Disabled Children  
  Domestic Violence and Abuse Updated
  E-Safety: Children Exposed to Abuse through the Digital Media  
  Fabricated or Induced Illness  
  Female Genital Mutilation  
  Forced Marriage Updated
  Harmful Sexual Behaviour Updated
  'Honour' Based Abuse Updated
  Safeguarding Children and Young People Against Radicalisation and Violent Extremism  
  Self Harm and Suicidal Behaviour  
  Spiritual, Cultural and Religious Beliefs  
  Trafficked Children  
  Guidance for Professionals Safeguarding Sexually Active Young People Under the Age of 18 including Those at Risk of Sexual Exploitation in Oxfordshire  
  Working with Interpreters and others with Special Communication Skills  
  Non-Recent Abuse  
  Modern Slavery  
  Assessment and Risk in the Ante-Natal and Peri-Natal Period  
  Dangerous Dogs and Safeguarding Updated
  Child Sexual Abuse in the Family Environment New

3. Learning and Improvement

  Learning and Improvement Framework  
  Serious Case Reviews  
  Child Death Reviews Updated

4. Roles and Responsibilities of LSCB

  Local Safeguarding Children Board - Role and Function  
  Agency Roles and Responsibilities  
  Conflict Resolution Policy  
  Complaints in Relation to Child Protection Conference  
  Whistleblowing or Raising Concerns at Work  
  Guidance for Safe Recruitment, Selection and Retention for Staff and Volunteers  

5. Appendices and Protocols



  Using this Manual  
  Local Contacts  
  National Contacts  
  NICE Guidelines