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St. Helens Child Protection Procedures - Contents


Core Procedures

Caption: Core Procedures
   
  Responding to Abuse and Neglect Updated
    See also:  
    Multi-Agency Early Help Strategy for Children, Young People and Families in St. Helens (2019-2022)  
    Early Help (EH) Plan on a page, St. Helens Safeguarding Children Partnership (SHSCP)  
    Multi-Agency Think Family Procedure  
    St. Helens Safeguarding Children Partnership's Multi-Agency Neglect Strategy (2019-2024)  
    St. Helens Multi Agency Quality Assurance Framework  
  Referrals and Enquiries Updated
  Assessment Updated
  Child Protection Enquiries  
  Multi-Agency Partnership Responsibilities for Child Protection Conferences  
  Child Protection Conferences Updated
  Child Protection Plans  
  Cases Crossing Local Authority Boundaries  
  Private Fostering
(St. Helens Children's Services Procedures Manual)
 
  Allegations Against Staff or Volunteers  
  Organised and Complex Abuse  
  Information Sharing Updated
  Good Practice Supporting the Voice of the Child  
  Children’s Consultation and Participation
(St. Helens Children's Services Procedures Manual)
 
  St. Helens Descriptions of Need Document (2019-2022)  

Safeguarding Practice Guidance

Caption: Safeguarding Practice Guidance
   
  Abuse Linked to Spiritual, Cultural and Religious Belief  
  Bullying  
  Pan Merseyside Bruising in Children who are not Independently Mobile New
  Pan Merseyside Child Exploitation Protocol (2020)  
  Merseyside Child Exploitation 1 (CE1) Referral Form  
  Child Sexual Abuse in the Family Environment  
  Child Criminal Exploitation  
  Children and Families that go Missing (Including Unborn Children)  
  Children from Abroad, including Victims of Modern Slavery, Trafficking and Exploitation Updated
  Children Living Away from Home with Other Families  
  County Lines Drug Supply, Vulnerability and Harm National Crime Agency  
  Merseyside Children Missing From Home or Care Strategy  
  Children of Parents with Learning Disabilities Updated
  Children of Parents with Mental Health Problems  
  Children of Parents who Misuse Substances  
  Visits to Psychiatric Wards and Facilities by Children  
  Concealed Pregnancies  
  Dangerous Dogs and Safeguarding Children  
  Disabled Children  
  Domestic Abuse Updated
  Online Safety Updated
  Pan Cheshire and Merseyside Guideline for Management of Perplexing Presentations and Fabricated or Induced Illness Updated
  Female Genital Mutilation  
  Forced Marriage  
  Girls and Gangs - The Centre for Social Justice  
  Harmful Sexual Behaviour Updated
  Hospitals  
    Visits to Psychiatric Wards and Facilities by Children  
    Children Aged 16-18 Years Admitted to Adult Mental Health Wards: Age Appropriate Admissions  
    Children Visiting Inpatient Wards  
  Honour Based Violence  
  St. Helens Safeguarding Children Partnership's Multi-Agency Neglect Strategy (2019-2024)  
  Pan Merseyside Pre Birth Protocol New
  Racism  
  Safe Sleeping Guidance  
  Safeguarding Children and Young people against Radicalisation and Violent Extremism  
  Self Harm and Suicidal Behaviour  
  Underage Sexual Activity  
  Working with Interpreters and Others with Special Communication Skills  

Improving Child Protection and Safeguarding Practice

Caption: Improving Child Protection and Safeguarding Practice
   
  Improving Child Protection and Safeguarding Practice  
  Child Death Review  
  Merseyside Joint Agency Protocol: Sudden Unexpected Death In Childhood (S.U.D.I.C) For Children Aged 0 To Under 18 Years  
  Sudden Unexpected Death in Childhood (SUDiC): Information for Professionals  
  See also: Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy and Childhood - Multi-Agency Guidelines for Care and Investigation (Royal College of Pathologists, endorsed by The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health)  

Multi-Agency Safeguarding Arrangements

Caption: Multi-Agency Safeguarding Arrangements
   
  Multi-Agency Safeguarding Arrangements  
  Agency Roles and Responsibilities Updated
  Multi Agency Escalation Policy  
  See also: Escalation Notification Process  
  Multi-Agency Escalation Form  
  Guidance for Safe Recruitment, Selection and Retention for Staff and Volunteers Updated
  Complaints in Relation to Child Protection Conference  
  Whistleblowing or Raising Concerns at Work Updated

Appendices, Contacts and Protocols

Caption: Appendices
   

Local Protocols

  Multi-Agency Early Help Strategy for Children, Young People and Families in St. Helens (2019-2022)  
  Think Family Procedure  
  St. Helens Safeguarding Children Partnership's Multi-Agency Neglect Strategy (2019-2024)  
  Merseyside Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Multi-Agency Protocol  
  Children Visiting Inpatient Wards  
  Children Aged 16-18 Years Admitted to Adult Mental Health Wards: Age Appropriate Admissions  
  Merseyside Children Missing From Home or Care Strategy  
  Domestic Violence and Abuse/MARAC: St. Helens Procedures, Protocols and Supporting Documentation  
  North West Protocol for Standards in Supervision of Children and Families Social Workers  
  St. Helens Multi Agency Quality Assurance Framework  
  Pan Merseyside Child Exploitation Protocol (2020)  
 

Cases Crossing Local Authority Boundaries

 
  North West Children in Need Moving across Local Authority Boundaries Procedure  
  North West Pre-Care and Care Proceedings Notification and Transfer Across Local Authority Boundaries Procedure  
  North West Notification and Transfer of Children Subject of Child Protection Plans across Local Authority Boundaries Procedure  


 

Appendices and Contacts

  How to Use this Manual  
  Local Contacts Updated
  National Contacts  
  Keywords  
  NICE Guidelines  
  Amendments  

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