Resources for safeguarding children professionals
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Find information on a number of key areas of business including:
- Children and young people missing from home or care
- Serious Case Reviews
- Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE)
At the July 2017 meeting of the LSCB the Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) presented his firstname.lastname@example.org managing allegations against adults who work with children in Gateshead. For more information on managing allegations against those working with children and LADO process, please contact Nicolas Leon
The Government has revised the statutory guidance Working Together to Safeguard Children. This became operational in March 2015 .
What to do if you're worried a child is being abused (2015)Updated guidance/advice from the Department for Education for all practitioners to identify signs of child abuse and neglect and understand what steps to take.
Keeping Children Safe in Education (2015)Statutory guidance for schools and colleges on safeguarding children and safer recruitment.
Joint guidance issued by the DCSF and Home Office to improve the identification and safeguarding of child victims of trafficking.
good practice guidance for agencies issued by the Government in 2007.
The Home Officeis the lead Government department for crime, police and other related issues for example immigration, drugs policy and counter terrorism.
The Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP)delivers a police-led multi-agency service dedicated to the prevention of child exploitation. They have an holistic approach and work nationally and internationally with professionals, children and their families.
Gateshead Local Safeguarding Children Board
0191 433 8010