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Derby and Derbyshire Safeguarding Children Partnership Procedures Manual

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May 2024

CAPTION: May 2024
   
Updated Chapters
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Child Protection Conferences

This chapter has been updated in line with local procedure.

Implementation of Child Protection Plans

This chapter has been updated in line with local procedure.

Abuse of Disabled Children

This chapter has been updated in line with the UK Social Work Practice in Safeguarding Disabled Children and Young People report.

Managing Individuals who Pose a Risk of Harm to Children

This chapter has been updated throughout in line with updated Statutory Guidance Multi-agency Public Protection Arrangements (MAPPA) and College of Policing Introduction to Managing Sexual Offenders and Violent Offenders. Information has been added in relation to Category 4 – Terrorist or terrorist risk offender. Section 1, Introduction has been updated to include information on the extension of the duty to co-operate under the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Act 2022.

Safeguarding Children and Young people against Radicalisation and Violent Extremism

This chapter has been refreshed and links added to additional guidance in Related Guidance. It has also been updated in line with local guidance.

Agency Roles and Responsibilities

Information has been added in relation to Serious Violence Reduction Orders.

July 2023

CAPTION: July 2023
   
Updated Chapters
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Forced Marriage

This chapter has been amended to reflect that the Marriage and Civil Partnership (Minimum Age) Act 2022 raised the age of marriage and civil partnership to 18 in England and Wales, with effect from 26 February 2023.

Honour Based Abuse and Violence

A link to the Home Office Forced Marriage Resource Pack has been added into Section 6, Additional Information and Resources.

Allegations Against Staff, Carers and Volunteers

This chapter has been amended in line with revised Keeping Children Safe in Education. A new Section 2, The Difference Between an Allegation of Harm and a Concern has been added.

Local Contacts

These details have been updated.


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