Documents and Guidance

Below are a selection of documents and guidance we have gathered together useful to all professionals. Further down this page are useful websites. We cannot be responsible or the content of external internet sites.

If there is any information you think would be beneficial here, please do not hesitate to contact us and we would be happy to upload if felt appropriate.

All Wales Child Protection Procedures 2008

A guide to the changes and additions to the AWCPP 2008

Safeguarding Children: Working Together Under the Children Act 2004

Please follow link for a copy of the Multi Agency Referral Form used to submit information to Social Services

All Wales Protocol for Children who go Missing

Welsh Government Guidance Child Practice Review

Welsh Government Guidance Child Practice Review - organising a learning event

Blaenau Gwent LSCB Protocols

Domestic Abuse Protocol - Final 27 04 11

Procedural Response to Unexpected Deaths in Childhood (PRUDiC)

For a copy of the LSCB Business plan please click here…

Final Version Child Neglect Practice Guidance

Final Version Child Neglect Practitioners Toolkit

Notifications to Children’s Services under Section 85 of The Children Act 1989

Child Protection Conference Protocol

Section 47 Child Protection Enquiries

Handling Complaints re Child Protection Conferences

Missing Children Protocol

The management of children displaying sexually harmful behaviour(attached)

Safeguarding Children in whom illness is fabricated or induced (This is contained in the All Wales Child protection Procedures = please see this attachment page 339)

Safeguarding and Promoting the Welfare of Sexually Active Young People (this is contained in the All Wales Child Protection Procedures = please see this attachment page 425)

The Protection of Children from Abuse via Information Technology (this is contained in the All Wales Child Protection Procedures = please see this attachment page 445)

Working with Hostile and Unco-operative parents

Safeguarding Children at Risk of Sexual Exploitation

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Useful links All Wales Child Protection Procedures, 2008
This site also provides a downloadable version of Safeguarding Children: Working Together under the Children Act 2004.

Child Exploitation and Online Protection
The Child Exploitation and Online Protection service (CEOP) provides information, advice and resources for professionals regarding keeping children and young people safe online. It also allows you to report any online behaviour that worries or concerns you.

Child's Rights Information Network
Provides information and advice to children and young people, parents and professionals about staying safe online.

The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children provides a range of resources for professionals who work with children and young people, with information about abuse, neglect and exploitation and other issues that affect children and young people.

Female Genital Mutilation – multi agency guidelines. Please follow link

For further information about the Community Strategy, Health, Social Care and Well Being Strategy, Living Environment Strategy, Regeneration Strategy and Education for Life strategy please see the Blaenau Gwent Local Government website.

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