Ask yourself - Does the child need an immediate child protection response? If so continue to report your concern to the Cumbria Safeguarding Hub.
There are now 6 Practitioner Forums up and running in each district area giving practitioners the opportunity to understand each others roles and what local provision is available in each part of the county.
Are you working with a child in need of early help that you think would benefit from the help of one or more other agencies? Then raise a Early Help Assessment.
Read or download a copy today and please share amongst your staff and colleagues. You can sign up for future editions from the homepage.
Written by representatives from all LSCB agencies but also with an input from parents and carers who have had previous experience of being involved in statutory assessments.
Sexual exploitation is child abuse and, although they may not realise it, it puts the young victim at huge risk of damage to their physical, emotional and psychological health.
Free resources, leaflets and posters, providing advice and information to professionals about local services. Please share or download, print or display as appropriate.
The guidance has been developed by practitioners from all the agencies involved in Cumbria LSCB to provide information and tools to support working with children and families in which neglect is or may be a factor.