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Dudley Practice Guidance

All Children
Policy, Values and Principles
Title: When Inserted:
Dudley Children Safeguarding Board October 2017
West Midlands Safeguarding Children Board October 2017
Dudley Corporate Parenting Strategy October 2017
The Dudley Pledge October 2017
The Dudley Charter October 2017
Transfer Protocol (revised October 2018) October 2018
Transfer Panel Terms of Reference April 2018
Transfer Panel Request Form April 2018
Panel Administration Guidance June 2018
Visit Guidance October 2018
Access to Resources Panel Referral Form September 2018
Elective Home Education - Standard Operating Procedures September 2018
Dudley Children's Services 'Our Vision' October 2018
Threshold Guidance
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Dudley Thresholds Framework June 2018
Legislation
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Children Act 1989 Latest Available
Working Together to Safeguard Children 2018 Latest Available
UN Convention on the Rights of the Child Latest Available
Legislation Links to Child Protection Latest Available
Legislation Links to Children in Need Latest Available
Legislation Links to Looked After Children Latest Available
Legislation Links to Care Leavers Latest Available
Contacts and Referrals
MASH
Title: When Inserted:
MASH Single Point of Access Protocol October 2017
Dudley Multi Agency Referral Form October 2017
EDT
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Emergency Duty Team (EDT) Out of Hours Care Service October 2018
Referral for Planned EDT Work October 2018
Referrals
Title: When Inserted:
Dudley CCM Guide to Contacts and Referrals October 2017
Process Maps
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Family Solutions
Early Help
Title: When Inserted:
DMBC Early Help Strategy 2018-2021 April 2018
Early Help Strategy/Assessment April 2018
Early Help Assessment - APPENDIX B April 2018
Family Solutions Practice Framework August 2018
Early Help Assessment Guidance June 2018
Assessment Planning - Questions to Consider November 2018
Role of the Lead Professional November 2018
Voice of the Child in the Early Help Assessment November 2018
Early Help Secondary Worker Guidance September 2018
ART
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Adolescent Response Team Leaflet October 2017
ART Lone Working Policy October 2017
Youth Offending Service
Title: When Inserted:
Dudley Youth Offending Service October 2017
Protocol between Children's Services and YOS March 2018
Intervention and Prevention
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Process Maps
Title: When Inserted:
ART Referral Process Map November 2017
Family Solutions Process Map August 2018
Family Centre (Early Help) Pre-Screening Process Map October 2018
Mash Contact Process Map October 2018
Family Centre (Early Help) Assessment Process Map October 2018
Family Centre (Early Help) Screening Process Map October 2018
Assessments and Planning
Undertaking Assessment
Title: When Inserted:
Assessment Information Leaflet April 2018
Assessment Aide Memoir April 2018
Assessment Consent Form April 2018
CYPA Information Guidance April 2018
Introduction Letter for Parent or Carer April 2018
Introduction Letter for Young Person April 2018
Working Agreement Guidance April 2018
Working Agreement Template April 2018
Pre-Birth
Title: When Inserted:
Pre-Birth Assessment Guidance December 2017
Chronology
Title: When Inserted:
Guide to Completing Analytical Chronologies January 2018
Genogram
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Tips for Practice on Constructing Genograms with Families December 2017
Risk Assessment
Title: When Inserted:
Assessing risk of further child maltreatment - a research-based approach: Practice Tool (2013) December 2017
That Difficult Age: Developing a more effective response to risks in adolescence December 2017
Sibling Assessment
Title: When Inserted:
BAAF Guidance to Undertaking Sibling Assessments December 2017
Graded Care Profile 2
Title: When Inserted:
GCP2 Parent Leaflet December 2017
GCP2 Information Sheet for Professionals December 2017
Family Group Conferencing
Title: When Inserted:
FGC Referral Pathway July 2018
FGC Referral Form July 2018
FGC Leaflet July 2018
Family Group Conference Guidance July 2018
Record of Decisions
Title: When Inserted:
Record of Decision Guidance August 2017
Guidance for completing Record of Decisions when allocating cases October 2017
SMART Planning
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SMART Planning Guidance December 2017
Smarter Goals Form December 2017
Direct Work
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There are currently no forms in this category.N.A.
Process Maps
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There are currently no forms in this category.N.A.
Children in Need
CIN Plans
Title: When Inserted:
Child in Need Planning Meetings December 2017
Child In Need Practice Guidance June 2018
CIN Reviews
Title: When Inserted:
Reviews of Child in Need Plans December 2017
Child In Need Review Panel Terms of Reference September 2018
Young Carers
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Young Carers December 2017
Unaccompanied Minors and Asylum Seeking Children
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Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children December 2017
UASC Statutory Guidance for Local Authorities 2017 December 2017
Dublin III Regulation (Home Office) April 2018
Families with No Recourse to Public Funds
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Families with No Recourse to Public Funds December 2017
Homeless Young Persons
Title: When Inserted:
Provision of Accommodation for 16 and 17 year old young people who may be homeless December 2017
Young Person Requiring Support aged 16-17 years old Process Map October 2018
Children with Disabilities
Education, Health and Care Plans
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Education, Health and Care Plans December 2017
Parent Carers
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Young Carers and Parent Carers of Disabled Children December 2017
Personal Budgets and Direct Payments
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Direct Payments December 2017
Short Breaks
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Short Breaks December 2017
Direct Payments Practice Guidance June 2018
Transition to Adult Services
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Transitions from Children's to Adults' Services December 2017
Process Maps
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Child Protection
Strategy Discussion and Meetings
Title: When Inserted:
Guidance around the Strategy Discussion October 2018
Section 47
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Guidance around Immediate Protection November 2017
Guidance around Section 47 Enquiries October 2018
Guidance on Recording Statutory Child Protection Visits October 2018
CP Conference
Title: When Inserted:
Guidance around Child Protection Conference November 2017
Significant Harm Checklist October 2018
Preparation Document for Conference Chair October 2018
Restorative Practice Child Protection Agenda October 2018
Core Group
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Guidance around the Child Protection Plan and Core Groups November 2017
CP Review
Title: When Inserted:
Guidance around the Child Protection Conference Review November 2017
CP Transfer
Title: When Inserted:
Neglect
Title: When Inserted:
DSCB Neglect Strategy October 2017
Sexual Abuse
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What is Sexual Abuse Guidance (by NSPCC) December 2017
Personal Care and Relationships December 2017
Emotional Abuse
Title: When Inserted:
What is Emotional Abuse (by NSPCC) December 2017
Protecting Children from Violence
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Domestic Abuse
Title: When Inserted:
Banardos Domestic Violence Risk Identification Matrix December 2017
DASH Risk Identification and Assessment and Management Model December 2017
MARAC Referral Form October 2018
Domestic Abuse Victims to have priority for social housing (Statutory Guidance) December 2018
Substance Misuse
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Mental Health
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Female Genital Mutilation and Breast Ironing
Title: When Inserted:
DoH FGM Safeguarding Pathway Latest Available
DoH FGM Safeguarding and Risk Assessment Latest Available
DoH FGM Risk Assessment Templates Latest Available
DoH FGM Risk and Safeguarding Guidance for Professionals Latest Available
FGM Legal Guidance Latest Available
Mandatory Reporting of FGM Latest Available
FGM Good Practice Guidance and Assessment Tool for Social Workers February 2018
Spiritual Abuse and Witchcraft
Title: When Inserted:
Child Abuse Linked to Faith or Belief Latest Available
Child Sexual Exploitation
Title: When Inserted:
DSCB Child Sexual Exploitation Strategy October 2017
Dudley Child Sexual Exploitation Assessment Process October 2017
DfE Child Sexual Exploitation Definition and Guide October 2017
Tackling Child Sexual Exploitation Progress Report October 2017
Children's Commissioner's Report of CSE October 2017
CSE Disruption Toolkit January 2018
CSE Screening Tool October 2018
Multi Agency Sexual Exploitation Terms of Reference October 2018
Multi Agency Sexual Exploitation Process Map October 2018
Multi Agency Sexual Exploitation Agenda October 2018
Children Abused Through Exploitation (CATE) Team Terms of Reference October 2018
CSE Screening Process Map October 2018
Sexually Harmful Behaviour
Title: When Inserted:
Harmful Sexual Behaviour NSPCC Latest Available
Harmful Sexual Behaviour Framework NSPCC January 2019
Radicalisation and Extremism
Title: When Inserted:
Protecting Children from Radicalisation Latest Available
Preventing Religious Radicalisation and Violent Extremism Latest Available
Forced Marriage and Honour-based Violence
Title: When Inserted:
Honour Based Violence and Forced Marriage Latest Available
Forced Marriage Guidance Latest Available
Forced Marriage Statutory Guidance Latest Available
Practice Guidelines for Handling Forced Marriage Latest Available
Flagging and Identifying Cases Latest Available
Child Trafficking
Title: When Inserted:
Modern Slavery Training: Resource Guidance December 2017
Human Trafficking Policy and Procedure (Multi Agency) February 2018
Modern Slavery Strategy February 2018
Child National Referral Mechanism Form for Potential Modern Slavery July 2018
Children Missing from Home and Care
Title: When Inserted:
DfE Statutory Guidance on Children Missing from Home or Care Latest Available
Ofsted Missing Children Report Latest Available
College of Policing Missing Persons Professional Practice Latest Available
Dudley Missing MBC Notification Form December 2017
Dudley MBC Missing Visit Letter December 2017
Partners Intelligence Report Form January 2018
Dudley Guidance on Children Missing from Home and Care January 2018
Fabricated Illness
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Safeguarding Children in Whom Illness is Fabricated or Induced (HM Government Guidance) December 2017
Suicide and Self-Harm
Title: When Inserted:
Self-Harm and Suicidal Behaviour (WMSC Procedures) December 2017
Positions of Trust Allegations
Title: When Inserted:
Allegations Against Staff or Volunteers (WMSC Procedures) December 2017
Safeguarding in Education
Title: When Inserted:
Keeping Children Safe in Education Guidance (DfE) December 2017
Safeguarding in Education - DSCB Guidance and Resources December 2017
Achieving Best Evidence (ABE) Interviews
Title: When Inserted:
Achieving Best Evidence Guidance Latest Available
Process Maps
Title: When Inserted:
Child Protection Conference Process Map November 2017
Child Protection Conference Review Process Map November 2017
Child Protection Referral Process Map November 2017
Immediate Protection Process Map November 2017
Section 47 Process Map November 2017
Strategy Discussion Process Map November 2017
Arranging a Child Protection Conference Process Map November 2017
Core Group and Protection Plan Process Map November 2017
Missing Children from Home and Care Process Map January 2018
15 Day ICPC Process Map March 2018
Pre-Proceedings and Court Work
Legal Gateway Panel
Title: When Inserted:
National Guidance around Legal Planning Meetings December 2017
Legal Gateway Referral Form February 2018
Legal Gateway Panel Terms of Reference March 2018
Pre-Proceedings
Title: When Inserted:
RiP - Court orders and pre-proceedings December 2017
DFE Guidance on Court Orders and Pre-Proceedings December 2017
Pre-Proceedings letter to Parents February 2018
Pre-Proceedings Parents pack February 2018
Care Proceedings
Title: When Inserted:
Court Improvement Strategy December 2017
Protocol and Good Practice Model December 2017
DFE Guidance on Court Orders and Pre-Proceedings December 2017
Private Law Proceedings
Title: When Inserted:
Information on Private Law Cases (CAFCASS) December 2017
Process Maps
Title: When Inserted:
Legal Gateway Process Map January 2018
Pre-Proceedings Process Map November 2017
Public Law Outline Process Map November 2017
Children in Care
Care Plans
Title: When Inserted:
Decision to Look After and Care Planning Guidance December 2017
Placement Information
Title: When Inserted:
CLA Checklist January 2018
LAC Reviews
Title: When Inserted:
Looked After Children Review Guidance December 2017
Pathway Plans
Title: When Inserted:
Contact
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Guidance around Contact with Parents/Adults and Siblings December 2017
Education
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Guidance around Education of Looked After Children December 2017
Health
Title: When Inserted:
Guidance around Health Care Assessments and Plans December 2017
Residential and Commissioning
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Transport
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Access to Resources Panel - Children's Transport and Travel Guidance December 2017
Life Story Work
Title: When Inserted:
Life Story Books Guidance December 2017
Delegation of Responsibility to Foster Carers
Title: When Inserted:
Delegation of Authority to Foster Carers and Residential Workers December 2017
Process Maps
Title: When Inserted:
Staying Put Process Map November 2017
Children Looked After Process Map January 2018
Children Looked After Health Assessment Process Map March 2018
Care Leavers
Staying Put
Title: When Inserted:
Staying Put Policy November 2017
Staying Put Procedure November 2017
Staying Put Social Worker Guide November 2017
Staying Put Living Together Agreement November 2017
Staying Put Information for IFAs November 2017
Staying Put Foster Carer FAQ November 2017
Pathway Plans
Title: When Inserted:
Planning Transition to Adulthood for Care Leavers (DfE) December 2017
Leaving Care and Transition - Pathway Planning December 2017
Personal Adviser
Title: When Inserted:
Guidance around Personal Advisers December 2017
Process Maps
Title: When Inserted:
Staying Put Process Map December 2017
Fostering
Regulation 24 Process
Title: When Inserted:
Regulation 24 Procedure November 2018
Initial Screening Referral Form November 2018
Request for Extension of 16 Week Approval November 2018
Viability Assessment Form November 2018
Viability Assessment
Title: When Inserted:
A Good Practice Guide to Undertaking Viability Assessment December 2017
Connected Persons Assessment
Title: When Inserted:
Placements with Connected Persons Guidance December 2017
Family and Friends Policy May 2018
Fostering Panel
Title: When Inserted:
Fostering Panel Guidance December 2017
Private Fostering
Title: When Inserted:
Private Fostering Policy May 2018
Process Maps
Title: When Inserted:
Regulation 24 Assessment Process Map November 2018
Adoption and Permanence
Adoption
Title: When Inserted:
DfE Adoption: National Minimum Standards Latest Available
Adoption: Black Country Consortium Latest Available
Adoption Decision Maker Panel Deadline 2019 October 2018
Adoption Panel Submission Deadlines 2019 October 2018
Permanence Planning
Title: When Inserted:
Achieving Permanence Panel Terms of Reference December 2017
Achieving Permanence Quick Reference Guide December 2017
Special Guardianship
Title: When Inserted:
Applications for Special Guardianship Orders December 2017
Court Reports in Adoption/Special Guardianship Guidance December 2017
Relinquished Children
Title: When Inserted:
CAFCASS Practice Guidance for Relinquished Children February 2018
Process Maps
Title: When Inserted:
Adoption Planning Process Map November 2017
Family Finding Process Map November 2017
Possible Match Process Map November 2017
Rescind Process Map November 2017
Achieving Early Permanence Panel Process Map June 2018
Voice of the Child
Advocacy
Title: When Inserted:
Every Child's Right to be Heard October 2017
Participation
Title: When Inserted:
Dudley's Active Involvement Strategy November 2017
Quality Assurance
Holding Procedures
Title: When Inserted:
Quality Assurance Framework
Title: When Inserted:
Quality Assurance Framework October 2017
Audit Framework October 2017
Independent Review Officers
Title: When Inserted:
DfE Independent Reviewing Officers' Handbook Latest Available
DfE Young People's Guide to the IRO Handbook Latest Available
Complaints
Title: When Inserted:
Children's Social Care Complaints and Compliments December 2017
Supervision
Title: When Inserted:
Supervision Policy March 2018
Supervision Agreement - Appendix 2 April 2018
Supervision Discussion Record - Appendix 3 April 2018
Social Work Supervision CCM Case Note Guidance June 2018
Early Help Supervision CCM Case Note Guidance June 2018
Dudley Scheme of Delegation
Title: When Inserted:
There are currently no forms in this category.N.A.
Access to Records
Title: When Inserted:
Access to Records Guidance December 2017
Practice Briefing Notes
Title: When Inserted:
Practice Briefing Note 0001 Adoption Order October 2018 (Revised)
Practice Briefing Note 0002 Record of Decision August 2017
Practice Briefing Note 0003 Annual Leave August 2017
Practice Briefing Note 0004 Assessment Guide August 2017
Practice Briefing Note 0004 Assessment Leaflet August 2017
Practice Briefing Note 0005 Looked After Children Holiday Outside The UK August 2017
Holiday Request Form 0005 for Looked After Children August 2017
Holiday Permission Letter 0005 for Looked After Children August 2017
Practice Briefing Note 0006 Questionnaire for Children with a Disability August 2017
Questionnaire 0006 for Carers of Children with a Disability August 2017
Practice briefing Note 0007 De-Planning Children on CP Plans September 2017
Practice Briefing Note 0008 Guide to entering Chronology on CCM October 2017
Practice Briefing Note 0009 Guide for completing ROD when allocating cases October 2017
Practice Briefing Note 0010 Involving child care providers in safeguarding children October 2017
Practice Briefing Note 0011 Changes to Children and Social Work Act 2017 October 2017
Practice Briefing Note 0012 Staying Put November 2017
Practice Briefing Note 0013 Practice Guidelines for Step Down November 2017
Practice Briefing Note 0014 Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire November 2017
Practice Briefing Note 0015 Disability Factors November 2017
Practice Briefing Note 0016 Initial Visit Support Tools November 2017
Practice Briefing Note 0018 Additional ‘pick list’ options for concluding S47 investigations February 2018
Practice Briefing Note 0019 CCM Adoption Case Note Type February 2018
Practice Briefing Note 0020 Recording on CCM when a child returns to care after or during a previous permanent arrangement February 2018
Practice Briefing Note 0021 Youth Offending Service Case Note Type February 2018
Practice Briefing Note 0022 Picklist option update for children subject to a Child Arrangement Order February 2018
Practice Briefing Note 0023 Updated MASH Pick lists for contacts reasons and outcomes February 2018
Practice Briefing Note 0024 Case Notes and Picklist options for the Care Leavers and Children in Care Service February 2018
Practice Briefing Note 0025 Copying Assessments from previously completed Assessments February 2018
Practice Briefing Note 0026 Recording Child Status of ‘Modern Slavery’ February 2018
Practice Briefing Note 0027 Missing, Absent and Found Procedure for CCM August 2018 (Revised)
Practice Briefing Note 0028 Mandatory Mobile Phone Answer Message for Social Workers March 2018
Practice Briefing Note 0029 Supervision Policy March 2018
Practice Briefing Note 0030 Recording Child's Status of 'No Recourse to Public Funds' April 2018
Practice Briefing Note 0031 Childcare Plus Services and Information May 2018
Practice Briefing Note 0032 Legal Services Escalation Process May 2018
Practice Briefing Note 0033 When to Complete a Child and Young Person Assessment July 2018
Practice Briefing Note 0034 The Progression of Child Protection Plan July 2018
Practice Briefing Note 0035 CCM Case Transfer/Closure Audit Checklist August 2018
Practice Briefing Note 0036 CCM Special Guardianship Order Case Note Type August 2018
Practice Briefing Note 0037 CCM SGO Involvement August 2018
Practice Briefing Note 0038 LADO Outcomes and Decisions August 2018
Practice Briefing Note 0039 Employee Warning System (EWS) August 2018
Practice Briefing Note 0040 MOMO (Mind of My Own) August 2018
Practice Briefing Note 0041 CCM Care Leavers Frequency Wording Update September 2018
Practice Briefing Note 0042 CCM Children and Young Persons Assessment (CYPA) Reassessment September 2018
Practice Briefing Note 0043 CCM DfE Placement Change Reason Picklist Addition September 2018
Practice Briefing Note 0044 CCM DfE Reasons Ceased being Looked After Update September 2018
Practice Briefing Note 0045 CCM Child individual EIS number in CCM September 2018
Practice Briefing Note 0046 CCM Recording Other Local Authority (OLA) Children placed in Dudley September 2018
Practice Briefing Note 0047 CCM Recording SDQ (Strength and Difficulties Questionnaire) Scores September 2018
Practice Briefing Note 0048 CCM Legal Case Note Update September 2018
Practice Briefing Note 0049 PIMS Supervision September 2018
Practice Briefing Note 0050 Protocols around DDS September 2018
Practice Briefing Note 0051 Pathway Needs Assessment October 2018
Learning and Development
Induction
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Induction Pack December 2017
Staff Training
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CPP Training and Events June 2018
Staff Development
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Social Worker Career Progression June 2018
Learning and Development Plan 2018-2020 October 2018
Restorative Practice Project Plan October 2018
Workforce Strategy
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Shaping Our Future October 2018
Workforce Strategy 2018-2020 October 2018
ASYE
Title: When Inserted:
ASYE Handbook 2018/2019 October 2018