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Interagency Safeguarding Children ProceduresNottinghamshire Safeguarding Children Partnership (NSCP)
Nottingham City Safeguarding Children Partnership (NCSCP)

Amendments

January 2019

Updated Chapters
Chapter Name Details

Responding to Abuse and Neglect

This chapter has been updated with additional information about Early Help, Contextual Safeguarding and Domestic Abuse.

Assessment

This chapter has been revised to reflect updated guidance on Assessment in Working Together to Safeguard Children.

Child Protection Enquiries

This chapter has been amended to update references to Working Together to Safeguard Children with corrections and points of clarification throughout and should be re-read.

Child Protection Conferences

This chapter has been revised following the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulations and updated Data Protection Act 2018.

Allegations Against Staff or Volunteers

This chapter has been updated to reflect new statutory guidance and local safeguarding arrangements.

Information Sharing

This chapter has been updated in accordance with the revision of the Data Protection Act and GDPR. A link was added to the GOV.UK - Child sex offender disclosure scheme guidance.

Guidance for Safe Recruitment, Selection and Retention for Staff and Volunteers

This chapter has been revised with information on the application process for criminal record checks for someone from overseas. A link has been added to Statutory Guidance: Disqualification under the Children Act 2006.

Children from Abroad, including Victims of Modern Slavery, Trafficking and Exploitation

This chapter replaces existing chapters on children from abroad, trafficked children and modern slavery. It provides links to updated guidance and legislation and recognises the interrelatedness of these issues.

Disabled Children

A link has been added to the Anti-Bullying Alliance website for information on Cyberbullying and SEN/disability.

Forced Marriage

Links to additional information have been updated.

Harmful Sexual Behaviour (HSB)

Information has been added with regard to Technology-assisted harmful sexual behaviour (TA-HSB) and Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE). The Further Information section has also been reviewed and updated.

Honour Based Violence

Links to additional information have been updated.

Self-Harm and Suicidal Behaviour

The Further Information section has been revised and updated.

Learning and Improvement Model

This chapter has been revised and updated throughout.

Child Safeguarding Practice Reviews

This chapter has been revised following the publication of the updated Statutory Guidance, Working Together to Safeguard Children, which replaced Serious Case Reviews with a system of local and national Child Safeguarding Practice Reviews

Child Death Review Procedures

This chapter has been updated following the publication of Working Together to Safeguard Children and the Child Death Review Statutory and Operational Guidance (England).

Learning and Development Strategy and Quality Assurance

This chapter replaces the previous training strategy and quality assurance chapter.

New Chapters and Features
Chapter Name Details

Children Visiting Prisons

This chapter provides the best practice guidance for safeguarding the welfare of children and young people who are visiting or have contact with adults or other young people who are in custody.

Next update: July 2019

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