Local News and Guidance

City of York Council Sports Coaches In Schools Guidance has been developed by YorWellbeing in partnership with North Yorkshire Sport and is endorsed by CYSCP. Other useful documents include the sample reference request form and coach observation form.

Safe recruitment - CYSCP guidance aimed at employers in the selection of safe adults working with children.

Integrated working and the Common Assessment Framework (CAF) / Family Early Help Assessment (FEHA) - local advice dealing with the implementation of the CAF/FEHA is a key part of delivering frontline services that are integrated and focused around the needs of children and young people. The CAF/FEHA is a standardised approach to conducting an assessment of a child's additional needs and deciding how those needs should be met. It can be used by practitioners across children's services in England.

Taking photographs of children - guidance developed for schools in York on taking photographs or videos of children.

Writing a child protection policy - guidance on writing child protection policies and procedures.

               Updated version of Practice Guidance - Managing Injuries to non-independently mobile children.  Guidance to provide all professionals working with children and families with a knowledge base and strategy for the assessment and management of children who are not independently mobile and present with injuries or bruising.

Information guide for professionals to give to parents re Managing Injuries to Non-Independently Mobile Children.

Advice for GPs on identifying Child Sexual Exploitation - newsletter produced for York General Practitioners by the Designated Nurse for Safeguarding Children.

CYSCP Newsletters - issued quarterly by the Safeguarding Children Partnership.