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Appendix B: Further sources of information

Guidance issued by the Department for Education

Care of unaccompanied migrant children and child victims of modern slavery

Child sexual exploitation: definition and guide for practitioners

Children Act 1989: court orders and pre-proceedings

Children Act 1989 guidance and regulation volume 2: care planning, placement, and case review

Children Act 1989: private fostering

Keeping children safe in education: for schools and colleges

Listening to and involving children and young people

Managing risk of radicalisation in your education setting

Mandatory reporting of female genital mutilation: procedural information

Multi-agency statutory guidance on female genital mutilation

National action plan to tackle child abuse linked to faith or belief

National minimum standards for private fostering

Non-Maintained Special Schools (England) Regulations 2015

Pathways to harm, pathways to protection: a triennial analysis of serious case reviews, 2011 to 2014

Preventing and tackling bullying

Prevention of homelessness and provision of accommodation for 16 and 17 year old young people who may be homeless and/or require accommodation

Safeguarding and social care for children

Safeguarding children who may have been trafficked practice guidance

Safeguarding strategy: unaccompanied asylum seeking and refugee children

Social work post-qualifying standards: Knowledge and skills statements

Statutory framework for the early years foundation stage (EYFS)

Statutory guidance on children who run away or go missing from home or care

Statutory visits to children with special educational needs and disabilities or health conditions in long-term residential settings

The Child Safeguarding Practice Review and Relevant Agency (England) Regulations 2018

The Prevent duty: support for those working in education with safeguarding responsibilities

United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child: how legislation underpins implementation in England

Use of reasonable force in schools

Visiting children in residential special schools and colleges statutory guidance

What to do if you're worried a child is being abused: advice for practitioners


Guidance issued by other government departments and agencies

Achieving best evidence in criminal proceedings: guidance on interviewing victims and witnesses, and guidance on using special measures Ministry of Justice

Apply for a forced marriage protection order Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

Asset plus: assessment and planning in the youth justice system Youth Justice Board

Carers strategy: second national action plan 2014-2016 Department of Health and Social Care

Channel and Prevent Multi-Agency Panel guidance: protecting people vulnerable to being drawn into terrorism Home Office

Child exploitation disruption toolkit Home Office

Commissioning framework for child sexual abuse support Home Office

Counter-terrorism strategy (CONTEST) Home Office

County lines offending: the Crown Prosecution Service legal guidance Crown Prosecution Service

Controlling or coercive behaviour: statutory guidance framework Home Office

Criminal exploitation of children and vulnerable adults: county lines Home Office

Cyber aware National Cyber Security Centre

DBS barring referral guidance Disclosure and Barring Service

Developing local substance misuse safeguarding protocols Public Health England

Disclosure and Barring Service

Domestic Abuse Act 2021: statutory guidance Home Office

Every child matters: statutory guidance (arrangements to safeguard and promote the welfare of children UK Visas and Immigration

Female genital mutilation protection orders: factsheet Home Office

Female genital mutilation resource pack Home Office

Forced marriage Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, and Home Office

Forced marriage protection orders (application) HM Courts and Tribunals Service

Forced marriage resource pack Home Office

Forced marriage: statutory guidance for heads of safeguarding organisations, and non- statutory guidance for front-line professionals Home Office, and Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

Guidance for health professionals on domestic violence Department of Health and Social Care

Homelessness code of guidance for local authorities Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities

Mental Health Act 1983: Code of Practice Department of Health and Social Care

Missing children and adults: a cross-government strategy Home Office

Modern Slavery Act: statutory guidance Home Office

Multi-agency public protection arrangements (MAPPA): Guidance Ministry of Justice, HM Prison and Probation Service

National service framework: children, young people, and maternity services Department of Health and Social Care

Practice direction 12A – care, supervision, and other part 4 proceedings: guide to case Management Ministry of Justice

Prevent duty guidance: for England and Wales Home Office

Prison, probation, and rehabilitation: public protection manual HM Prison and Probation Service

Probation Service Serious further offence procedures policy framework Ministry of Justice

Protocol for liaison and information exchange when criminal proceedings coincide with child safeguarding practice reviews in England Crown Prosecution Service

Recognised, valued and supported: next steps for the carers strategy 2010 Department of Health and Social Care

Safeguarding children, young people and adults at risk in the NHS: Safeguarding accountability and assurance framework NHS England

Serious and organised crime toolkit: an interactive toolkit for practitioners working with young people Home Office

Statutory guidance for integrated care boards on executive lead roles NHS England

Supporting children to stay safe online National Crime Agency/CEOP Education

Understanding the female genital mutilation enhanced dataset: updated guidance and clarification to support implementation Department of Health and Social Care

Violence against women and girls Home Office

Guidance issued by external organisations

Child maltreatment: when to suspect maltreatment in under 18s NICE

Child protection and the dental team British Dental Association

Child Protection Companion Royal college of Paediatrics and Child Health

Children’s Commissioner

Children’s rights and the law guide Children's Rights Alliance for England

Communicating with children: a guide for those working with children who have or may have been sexually abused Centre of Expertise on Child Sexual Abuse

Cyberbullying: understand, prevent, respond – guidance for schools Childnet International

Guide to UK General Data Protection Regulations (UK GDPR) Information Commissioner’s Office

Helping education settings identify and respond to concerns Centre of Expertise on Child Sexual Abuse

How we protect children’s rights Unicef

Independent Scrutiny and Local Safeguarding Children Partnerships Vulnerability Knowledge and Practice Programme

Inter-parental relationships Early Intervention Foundation

Multi-agency practice principles for responding to child exploitation and extra-familial harm Non-statutory guidance for local areas, developed by the Tackling Child Exploitation (TCE) Support Programme, funded by the Department for Education and supported by the Home Office, the Department for Health and Social Care and the Ministry of Justice

NICE guideline on child abuse and neglect NICE

Police response to concern for a child College of Policing

Pre-proceedings and family justice hub Research in Practice and Essex County Council

Prison and Probation Ombudsman’s fatal incidents reports

Private fostering CoramBAAF

Protecting children and young people: doctors' responsibilities General Medical Council

Protective measures and civil orders College of Policing

Safeguarding children: toolkit for general practice Royal College of General Practitioners

Safer young lives research centre University of Bedfordshire

Signs and Indicators: a template for identifying and recording signs of child sexual abuse Centre of Expertise on Child Sexual Abuse

Standards for safeguarding and protecting children in sport NSPCC

Sudden unexpected death in infancy and childhood: multi-agency guidelines for care and investigation Royal College of Pathologists

Supporting parents and carers: a guide for those working with families affected by child sexual abuse Centre of Expertise on Child Sexual Abuse

UK Safer Internet Centre: Online safety advice and resources UK Safer Internet Centre

Whistleblowing advice line NSPCC

Working Together with Parents Network: update of the DoH/DfES good practice guidance on working with parents with a learning disability (2007) University of Bristol