Here are some links to documents which support and/or inform the work of LSCBs:

Template designed by Safelives aims to help LSCBs link effectively with the Multi agency risk assessment conference (Marac) process and collate appropriate evidence to know how they are improving specific outcomes for children and young people who have been identified.

Troubled Teens:  A study of the links between parenting and adolescent neglect’ - report published by the Children Society November 2016

Safeguarding in Schools Briefing
- Andrew Hall provides a weekly safeguarding briefing with valuable information and tips. You can subscribe to his briefing on the bottom of his page - click here

Neglect- 'Be Professionally Curious', Guidance to support Police and other professionals on early signs of neglect

Revisions to Working Together to Safeguard Children - 2015

Statutory guidance on the roles and responsibilities of the Director of Children's Services and the Lead Member for Children's Services

Safeguarding Vulnerable People in the Reformed NHS Accountability and Assurance Framework

Keeping Children Safe in Education - revised September 2016

Every Child Matters: Statutory Guidance - UK Visas and Immigration's arrangements to safeguard and promote the welfare of children

Information Sharing Advice for Safeguarding Practitioners

National Service Framework for Children, Young People and Maternity Services

Staying Safe: Action Plan

When to suspect child maltreatment

Guidance to help practitioners identify the signs of child abuse and neglect and understand what action to take

Responding to domestic abuse: A handbook for health professionals

Safeguarding Children and Young people: roles and competencies for health care staff - 3rd Edition - March 2014

Guidance on development of Local Protocols between drug and Alcohol Treatment Services and Local Safeguarding and Family Services

Child protection and the Dental Team – an introduction to safeguarding children in dental practice

Use of Reasonable force

Early years (under 5s) foundation stage framework (EYFS) - March 2014 

Training in relation to the child death review processes and Serious Case Reviews

Guidance on Investigating Child Abuse and Safeguarding Children

Safeguarding Children and Young People from Sexual Exploitation

Safeguarding Children in whom illness is fabricated or induced

Safeguarding children from abuse linked to faith or belief

Multi-agency statutory guidance on female genital mutilation

Safeguarding children who may have been trafficked

Safeguarding children and young people who may have been affected by gang activity

Forced Marriage

Safeguarding Disabled Children: Practice guidance

Prison and Probation Ombudsman fatal incidents investigation

Home office - MPPPA (multi-agency public protection arrangements)

What is Domestic Violence?

Good practice guidance on working with parents with a learning disability

Preventing and tackling bullying

Counter Terrorism

Private fostering

Guidance for Youth Offending Teams on people who present a risk to children

OCC Annual Report and Financial Statements 2012-13

Identifying and Understanding Inequalities in Child Welfare Interventions

You may find the linked article from Community Care and research reports discussed useful when asking whether Ofsted ratings reflect deprivation and spending levels locally.  The summary Report on Identifying and Understanding Inequalities in Child Welfare Interventions: Comparative Studies in Four UK Countries - April 2015 - March 2017 is here.