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September 2018

Updated Chapters
Chapter Name Details
Assessment Protocol A new Section 8.7, Children Affected by HIV has been added to this chapter.
Referrals to Children’s Social Care The updated link to the Government Information Sharing Advice has been added.
Child in Need Assessment and Plan This chapter was most recently reviewed in July 2018.
Strategy Discussions This chapter has been substantially updated and should be re-read in full.
Section 47 Enquiries This chapter has been significantly updated.
Achieving Best Evidence in Criminal Proceedings This link has been updated.
Bullying Statutory Guidance and useful links have been updated.
E-Safety: Children Exposed to Abuse through the Digital Media This chapter has been updated.
Fabricated or Induced Illness This chapter has been updated.
Gangs, Group Activity, Youth Violence and Criminal Exploitation Affecting Children A link has been added to the Leicestershire Police website, Community Partnership Intelligence.
Underlying Policy, Principles and Values This chapter has been updated.
New Chapters and Features
Chapter Name Details
Harmful Sexual Behaviour This chapter has been added to the manual.
Children from Abroad, including Victims of Modern Slavery, Trafficking and Exploitation This chapter replaced 'Children from Abroad (including Migrant Children and Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children)'.
Removed Chapters
  • Culturally Appropriate Practice;
  • Family Group Conferences/Meetings;
  • Harm to Animals and Possible Implications for Children;
  • Race and Racism;
  • Safeguarding Trafficked Children;
  • Modern Slavery.

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