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OxfordshireSafeguarding Children Board Procedures Manual



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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 the Safeguarding Children Board
  5. Appendices and Protocols

1. Core Procedures

CAPTION: Core Procedures
  Responding to Abuse and Neglect Updated
  Oxfordshire's Threshold of Needs - Right Support at the Right Time (2021) Updated
  Early Help  
  Locality and Community Support Service (including No Names Consultations)  
  Referrals Updated
  Assessment Updated
  Child Protection Enquiries - Section 47 Children Act 1989  
  Child Protection Conferences Updated
  Child Protection Plans  
  Children and Families Moving Across Local Authority Boundaries  
  Allegations Against Staff or Volunteers  
  Organised and Complex Abuse  
  Information Sharing Updated
  Multi-Agency Professionals Only Meeting  
  Complex Case Panel  
  Good Practice in Supporting the Voice of the Child  
  Protocol for an Early Co-Ordinated Response to Serious Safeguarding Cases  

2. Safeguarding Practice Guidance

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

3. Learning and Improvement

CAPTION: Learning and Improvement
  Learning from Practice  
  Child Safeguarding Practice Reviews  
  Child Death Review Processes (2021) Updated

4. Roles and Responsibilities of the Safeguarding Children Board

CAPTION: Roles and Responsibilities of the Safeguarding Children Board
  Oxfordshire Multi-Agency Safeguarding Arrangements for Children  
  Agency Roles and Responsibilities Updated
  Complaints in Relation to Child Protection Conference  
  Whistleblowing or Raising Concerns at Work  
  Guidance for Safe Recruitment, Selection and Retention for Staff and Volunteers Updated
  Resolving Multi-Agency Disagreements and Escalation Policy  

5. Appendices and Protocols

CAPTION: Appendices and Protocols



  Using this Manual  
  National Contacts  
  NICE Guidelines - When to Suspect Maltreatment in Under 18s