The Initial Child Protection Conference must be held within 15 working days of the Strategy Discussion, or the Strategy Discussion which initiated the Child Protection Enquiry if more than one has been held. An Initial Child Protection Conference ICPC is normally convened at the end of a Section 47 Enquiry when the child is assessed as either having suffered Significant Harm or is thought to be at risk of ongoing significant harm. Locality Early Help services should be engaged at the appropriate time, rather than this waiting until closure to Social Care. All meetings would normally involve parents, and children where appropriate. At the final CIN meeting a lead professional will be identified within the professional network as necessary and this must be clearly recorded on the closing minutes. These arrangements should be drawn up so that the child is seen:.
This must be specifically agreed by the worker’s line manager before case closure and this management oversight evidenced through a case note on the child’s file. If you continue to use this site we will assume that you are happy with it. The principles also apply to children in need who move into Cambridgeshire. Working with Interpreters and others with Special Communication Skills. This manual contains the inter-agency policies, procedures, protocols and guidance for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Safeguarding Children Board.
Parents should be encouraged to take notes if it will help them keep track of discussions, and also to ask questions and participate fully in discussions. Cambridgeshire Children Missing from Home or Care. Responding to Abuse and Neglect. Otherwise, the social worker in discussion with their Team Manager, should consider seeking advice from their Caldicott Guardian or seeking agreement for a consultation with LGSS Law.
The reason for holding such a meeting might include:.
Planning and Review
This could involve attending the meeting, or providing their views in a format of their choosing. The Initial Child Protection Conference must be held within 15 working days of the Strategy Discussion, or the Strategy Discussion which initiated the Child Protection Enquiry if more than one has been held.
Learning and Cambridteshire Framework.
If the child does not wish to be involved, the reasons given should be recorded. The first Core Group meeting must be held within 10 working days poan the Initial Child Protection Conference where a child has become the subject of a Child Protection Planand is convened for the family and professionals to further develop that Plan.
Assessing and Providing Help 2. In some cases, it may be more appropriate for another professional, such as a teacher, to ascertain their views and represent them at the meeting. Arrangements should be made for attendance at the Transfer Conference held by the receiving authority to ensure full information is transferred.
Children of Parents who Misuse Substances. The chair should be notified in advance where possible. A further Child in Need meeting should be held to review this plan and prior to any consideration being given to close the case to Social Care.
Controlling or coercive behaviour in an intimate or family relationship. Fabricated or Induced Illness.
2.2.5 Planning and Review
This should be no later than day 20 where it is anticipated that the family will require ongoing Social Care involvement. If you are involved in writing new or editing existing chapters for this manual or would like to make a contribution, please contact the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Safeguarding Children Board Business Manager, safeguardingboardscomms cambridgeshire. Plans will usually be based upon a Single Assessment, as either a new referral or a ‘refresh’ of a previous assessment.
This procedure was significantly updated in April to reflect local practice and requirements. At the final CIN meeting a lead professional will be identified within the professional network as necessary and this must bueiness clearly recorded bisiness the closing minutes. Arrangements for the initial Child in Need CiN meeting will be made according to the timescale for the Single Assessment agreed at the outset by cambridgeshkre social worker’s manager.
Cambridgeshirw child who is the subject of a Supervision Order will receive regular multi-agency monitoring and Child in Need planning as with any other child under S17 unless the subject of a CP Plan.
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Child Protection Cases and Care Orders 1. Self-harm and Suicidal Behaviour.
Young people should be consulted about how they might best participate in the planning processes that affect them. The views of any child below this age should be pscb by the Social Worker. Where, at conference, a child is not made, or ceases to be, the subject of a Child Protection Plan, then a Child in Need meeting should normally be held within 15 working days of the Conference and a Child in Need Plan drawn up.
The following considerations buziness been recommended by a group of young people:.
Domestic violence and abuse in adults and young people aged 16 busiiness and over. Practice Guidance on Female Genital Mutilation. Child Maltreatment 7. This manual contains the inter-agency policies, procedures, protocols and guidance for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Safeguarding Children Board. Locality Early Help services should be engaged at the appropriate time, rather than this waiting until closure to Social Care.