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About the CYSCB
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Annual reports
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What we believe
All children deserve the opportunity to achieve their full ...
Partner agencies
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CYSCB ways of working
The CYSCB believes in the need for continual improvement ...
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Professionals
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Child protection procedures
The procedures have been agreed by the CYSCB as ...
Roles and responsibilites
Shared Responsibilities All members of the community can help ...
Involving children
Visit the YorOK website to access lots of information ...
Recognition of abuse
Concept of significant harm Some children are in need ...
Parental Substance Misuse
INTRODUCTION Drug and alcohol problems affect people’s lives in ...
Adults who pose a risk to children
Introduction Children's Social Care has a responsibility to assess ...
Domestic Abuse
INTRODUCTION  Prolonged and/or regular exposure to domestic abuse can ...
Racism
Children from black and minority ethnic groups (and their ...
Protecting Children Online
Scope of the procedure As technology develops, the internet ...
Allegations against childcare professionals and volunteers
IMPORTANT -  All allegations and concerns must be reported ...
Sexually Active Young People
Introduction This policy has been devised with the understanding ...
Unaccompanied children arriving from outside the UK
The following procedures apply to all children moving into ...
Fabricated Illness
GENERAL The Department of Health has issued guidance for ...
Female Genital Mutilation
The Female Genital Mutilation Act 2003 makes so called ...
Making a complaint
Introduction This procedure has been developed in response to ...
Glossary
The following provides a selection of terms and phrases ...
Safeguarding in Specific Circumstances Part 1
1.           Animal abuse and links to children 2.            Armed ...
Safeguarding in Specific Circumstances Part 2
23. Historical abuse 24. Honour based violence 25. Hospitals ...
Resolution of Disputes
Introduction Professional concerns and disputes can arise at any ...
CYSCB Documents and Forms
Forms Forms (including confirmation of referral and child protection ...
Safer Recruitment Guidance
A guide to assist employers in the selection ...
Forms
Referral forms  If you need to make a safeguarding ...
Learning and Development
CYSCB Training The City of York Safeguarding Children ...
Children's Developmental Stages
The following pages provide examples illustrating expected development for ...
1 month
Posture & Large Movements Lies back with head to one ...
3 months
Posture & Large Movements Now prefers to lie on back ...
6 months
Posture & Large Movements Lying on back, raises head from ...
9 months
Posture & Large Movements Sits alone for 10–15 minutes on ...
12 months
Posture & Large Movements Sits well and for indefinite time. Can ...
15 months
Posture & Large Movements Walks unevenly with feet wide apart, ...
18 months
Posture & Large Movements Walks well with feet only slightly ...
2 years
Posture & Large Movements Runs safely on whole foot, stopping ...
2.5 years
Posture & Large Movements Walks upstairs alone but downstairs holding ...
3 years
Posture & Large Movements Walks alone upstairs with alternating feet ...
4 years
Posture & Large Movements Turns sharp corners running, pushing and ...
5 years
Posture & Large Movements Runs lightly on toes. Active and skilful ...
Writing a Safeguarding Policy
It can be difficult to know where to start ...
National News and Guidance
Working Together 2015 - Working Together 2015 was published by ...
Local News and Guidance
Referral route map (safeguarding) - the CYSCB referral route ...
Safer Working Practices
The Arena of Safety The Arena of Safety provides ...
Children and Young People
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Advice for Parents and the Public
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Advice - supporting and safeguarding children
Allegations against childcare professionals - advice Parental separation and divorce Advice ...
Allegations against childcare professionals - advice
Introduction This guide has been written to provide you ...
Parental separation and divorce
Many children in Britain will experience the separation and ...
Advice on a range of parenting and mental health topics
The following informative fact sheets have been produced by ...
Sex offenders
Taken from the Home Office's guide 'Keeping Children Safe ...
Dealing with disclosures
We know the thought of anything having happened to ...
Private fostering
Is your child living with another family? Is another ...
Internet safety
The Internet is a relatively new resource, which has ...
Myths and truths
Myth: Children are usually abused by strangers Truth: Most children are abused ...
Shaking babies
If a baby is shaken, it can lead to ...
Smacking
We advise that children should not be smacked as ...
Home alone
A question that is often asked is 'how old ...
Child abuse - definitions and signs
Emotional abuse Emotional abuse is when a child is ...
Domestic abuse
Domestic abuse is more than just violence Domestic abuse ...
Child Protection Conference Guides
The links below are designed to provide parents with ...
CPC - a guide for parents and carers
As a parent or carer the events leading to ...
Supporting a parent at a conference
INTRODUCTION A parent or carer has asked for your ...
Understanding the terms used
You may hear words and phrases that you don’t ...
Making a complaint about a conference
Introduction This guide explains how to complain if you ...
Children Act 1989
For more information about the Children Act 1989, please ...
Principles of the Children Act
The following is based in An Adviser's Guide to ...
Children Act - Order (Public Law)
Care and Supervision Orders The Court can only make ...
Children Act 1989 - Private Law
Section 8 Orders Under the Act all efforts should ...
Children in Need - s17
The Local Authority has two important duties with respect ...
Concerned about a child?
What is abuse? How to report abuse - tel: ...
Child Deaths
The death of a child is always tragic. Talking ...
Notifying CDOP
A joint Child Death Overview Panel (CDOP) has been ...
Completing CDOP forms
All representatives from each key agency will be asked ...
Annual reports
The Child Death Overview Panel must prepare a report ...
Serious Case Reviews
Serious Case Reviews (SCRs) are undertaken when a child ...
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