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Amendments

June 2017

Updated Chapters
Chapter Name Details
Multi-Agency Threshold Descriptors This document has been updated.
Referring Safeguarding Concerns about Children This chapter has been updated including the addition of a new Section 15, Non-Recent / Historical Abuse.
Action Following Referral of Safeguarding Children Concerns This procedure has been significantly amended and should be read throughout.
Early Help Guidance: Integrated Working With Children, Young People and Families With Vulnerable or Complex Needs This chapter has been updated.
Safeguarding Children and Young People from Sexual Exploitation This procedure has been significantly amended and should be read throughout.
Abuse by Children and Young People This chapter has been extensively updated including the addition of a new section Related Guidance and Research.
Safeguarding Children who are at Risk because of Communication Technology and Social Media A link has been added to 'A review of the research on children and young people who display harmful sexual behaviour online (HSB)' in the Related Guidance section.
Safeguarding Children at Risk because of Domestic Abuse A link has been added to Royal College of Nursing – Domestic Abuse: Professional Resources in the Related Guidance section.
Safeguarding Children in Whom Illness is Fabricated or Induced This procedure has been significantly amended and should be read throughout.
Children Missing from Education A link has been added to the Education (Pupil Registration) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2016 in the Relevant Guidance and Legislation section.
Safeguarding Children Subject to Private Fostering Arrangements This chapter has been significantly updated and should be re-read throughout. Private Fostering leaflets have also been added.
Safeguarding Children who may have been Trafficked from Abroad A link has been added to the Modern Slavery: Duty to Notify (Home Office 2016) in the Additional Guidance section.
Persons who Pose a Risk to Children An updated link has been added to Multi-agency public protection arrangements (MAPPA) (GOV.UK) Statutory Guidance in the Related Guidance section.
Allegations Against Staff, Carers and Volunteers This procedure has been significantly amended and should be read throughout.
Key and Local Contacts These contact details have been updated.
New Chapters and Features
Chapter Name Details
Rotherham Multi-Agency Continuum of Need Guidance This guidance has been added to the manual.
Bruising in Non-Mobile Babies and Children This chapter deals with the definition, process including the medical examination.
Notification by Other Local Authorities of Looked After Children Placed in Rotherham This chapter deals with the notification, process including change in circumstances or end of a placement.
Safeguarding Children from Modern Slavery This chapter sets out guidance on how to identify and respond to a child or young person where there are concerns that they are a victim or a potential victim of modern slavery.
Safe Sleeping for Infants Guidance This guidance is applicable to the multi-disciplinary workforce who have contact with the parents, carers and relatives of babies. It is to assist practitioners to discuss safe baby sleeping arrangements in order to support parents to make informed choices regarding safer sleep and raise awareness to factors associated with Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).

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