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D) CYP Specific Circumstances

Procedures for Children and Young People in specific circumstances

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Section D Procedures for children in specific circumstances 


Child Sexual Abuse Strategy - Joint with Staffordshire (See attached file below)

Neglect Strategy Joint Staffs / SOT (click on the link to view)


LADO Managing allegations against staff and volunteers working with children and young people

  • Safer Working Practice for Adults who Work with Children and Young People (Click on related file below)

West Midlands Regional safeguarding Network - Protecting children who move across local authority borders (This document is attached under Related File)


Responding to Sexting (Youth Produced Sexual Imagery)


Complex (organised or multiple) abuse Dec 2017


Domestic Violence and Abuse  

Click on the Related Files below to view:

  • Working with Male Victims - practice guidelines
 D06 Fabricated or induced illness

Forced marriages  


Children who run away or go missing from home or care Dec 2017

Briefing Note: Children Missing from Home / Care (Click on the link below)


Young Carers   June 2017


Responding to concerns about unborn children   (also see D13)

For further information see Briefing Sheet at the bottom of this page


 Private Fostering statement of purpose

D11 A Private Fostering Guidance - Joint Staffs and Stoke-on-Trent 



Click on the Related Files below to view

  • Social networking sites - Safeguarding Yourself Factsheet for staff

Concealed pregnancy and Birth   (see D10)


Safeguarding Children from Sexual Exploitation

  • D14 A   Child Sexual Exploitation Strategy - Joint with Staffordshire
  • D14 B   Child Sexual Exploitation Risk Factor Matrix (includes referral pathway)(Doc and Doc.x version attached below) Dec 2017
  • D14 C   Child Sexual Exploitation Risk Factor Matrix Guidance Notes   (attached below)  Dec 2017
  • D14 D   Staffordshire Police Child Sexual Exploitation Information Report (attached below)

Suggested alternatives for describing behaviour around CSE concerns (click on the link below)

Local Government Association: Child sexual exploitation: awareness raising resource (click on the link to view the resource)


 Child Neglect Good Practice and Guidance

  • D15A Neglect Threshold Matrix (Click on the link below)


 Child Sexual Exploitation Operating Principles (Click on link below)

D17 Working with Highly Resistant, Uncooperative and
Hard to Change Families

Children and Young People in Custody

Children in custody flowchart where mental health is a factor (Click on link below)

D19 Safeguarding People who are vulnerable to being drawn into Violent Extremism and / or Terrorism in Staffordshire & Stoke-on-Trent (Click on link below)

Channel Panel Operating Procedure - See Extremism page


Protocol to reduce the prosecution of Looked After Children (Joint with Staffs/SOT)    June 2017


Related Files:

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