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OxfordshireSafeguarding Children Board Procedures Manual

Amendments

 

July 2022

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Updated Chapters
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Child Protection Enquiries - Section 47 Children Act 1989

This chapter has been updated.

Allegations Against Staff or Volunteers

This chapter has been updated to reflect Keeping Children Safe in Education regarding allegations that can relate to an adult's behaviour outside work known as transferable risk, and in relation to the importance of sharing any concerns about the behaviour of a person who works with children. Information has been added on the differences between an allegation and a concern. See Section 1, Introduction and Criteria.

Good Practice in Supporting the Voice of the Child

This chapter has been refreshed.

Bullying

This chapter has been slightly amended and the definition of sexting was expanded to include taking and distributing nude or semi-nude images.

Domestic Abuse

This chapter has been updated to reflect the new definition of Domestic Abuse within the Domestic Abuse Act 2021 and to update the links within Further Information. The provisions of the Domestic Abuse Act 2021 are still being introduced and the statutory guidance is still in draft so there will be a further update to the chapter once the statutory guidance is finalised.

Online Safety

This chapter has been amended and the definition of sexting expanded to include taking and distributing nude or semi-nude images. Further Information has also been revised.

Fabricated or Induced Illness/Perplexing Presentations

This chapter has been refreshed.

Gang Activity, Youth Violence and Criminal Exploitation Affecting Children

This chapter has been refreshed.

Safeguarding Children and Young People Against Radicalisation and Violent Extremism

This chapter has been updated.

Agency Roles and Responsibilities

This chapter has been refreshed.

New Chapters and Features
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Transitional Safeguarding

This chapter has been added to the procedures manual.

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