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Derby and Derbyshire Safeguarding Children Partnership Procedures Manual

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October 2021

CAPTION: October 2021
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Investigating Complex (Organised or Multiple) Abuse

This guidance has been reviewed and updated throughout. Sections 10, Management oversight and support and Section 11, Escalation have been added.

Links are now available in the Document Library to a Command Group Template Agenda Template and Complex Abuse Chronology Template to support practitioners when working with Complex Abuse investigations.

August 2021

CAPTION: August 2021
   
Updated Chapters
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Children with Perplexing Presentations (PP) in whom Illness is Fabricated or Induced (FII)

This chapter has been reviewed and amended throughout with reference to the revised RCPCH guidance on Perplexing Presentations (PP) / Fabricated or Induced Illness (FII) in Children.

June 2021

CAPTION: June 2021
   
Updated Chapters
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Making a Referral to Social Care

This chapter has been reviewed and updated to reflect revisions to the Statutory Guidance Working Together to Safeguard Children (DfE).

Child Protection Section 47 Enquiries

Additional detail has been included in Section 3, Strategy Discussions / Meetings in relation to forming a professional judgement as to whether a referral to social care and a strategy discussion is required, particularly in relation to accidental bruising in a non-independently mobile baby or child.

Further detail has been added in relation to Urgent Strategy Discussions and the process for conducting Paediatric Assessments in Section 9, Paediatric Assessments.

Child Protection Conferences

This procedure has been reviewed and extensively updated. Additional guidance has been added in relation to Transfer in Child Protection Conferences and Temporary Child Protection Plans, including a link to the guidance pathway for Derby City and Derbyshire. Information has also been added in relation to children subject to a supervision order, and expectations around involving children and families in the CP process, including sharing agency reports and conducting virtual Child Protection Conferences.

Child Abuse Linked to Faith or Beliefs

This chapter which is intended to help raise awareness of Child Abuse Linked to Faith or Beliefs (CALFB) has been reviewed and updated throughout.

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Next update: January 2022

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