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.
Are you up to date with all things LSCB? Read or download a copy of our newsletter today and please share amongst your staff and colleagues. You can also sign up for future editions.
See - Core Procedures and Safeguarding Practice Guidance, Multi-agency Thresholds Guidance, Risk tools, Local Protocol for Assessment and Models of Practice. To stay up-to-date - register for policy and procedure update alerts.
See - Policy Briefing to provide you with an overview of the changes made to Working Together following the release of new statutory guidance on 26 March 2015.
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 support services. Please share or download, print or display as appropriate.
Strategic aims of the LSCB approach to reducing the impact of neglect on children and young people in Cumbria. Identifying the key principles underpinning work with neglect and priority actions to improve the way we work.