Practice Guidance

Out of Authority placement of looked after children - DFE supplementary statutory guidance July 2014.

Curriculum Guide - Neglect, Violence, Abuse - A College of Social Work guide for social work learning and practice on Neglect, Violence and Abuse.

Domestic Abuse Guidance for Employers and Managers - Current LCC guidance for managers and practitioners enabling safe, secure and effective assessment, planning and practice.

Partnership by Law - A UEA and University of Bristol 2013 report on the effectiveness of the pre-proceedings process for families on the edge of care proceedings.

Revised Statutory Guidance on Children Who Run Away or Go Missing From Home or Care - Current national Statutory Guidance on Children who run away or go missing from home or care.

Signs of Safety Briefing Notes - Current LCC briefing paper for managers and practitioners outlining the Signs of Safety approach, purpose and application in Lincolnshire.

Therapy Services - Sexually Harmful Behaviours - A CAMHS pathway flowchart for services around sexually harmful behaviours.

Triple P Client Satisfaction Questionnaire - A pro forma client satiffaction tool for using with service users who have engaged with the Tripple P process.

Changes to Definitions June 2014 - Notification Letter to Agencies - A 2014 Lincolnshire Police document introducing and defining a  new ‘absent’ category for missing people.

May 2014 Changes to Recording LAC Placements and Reasons for Ending Care - This ICS guidance document introduces new catergories for placement types and endings - for all front line practitioners and managers to be aware.

Referral to leaving care and example pathway plan - A 2014 Barnardos Lincolnshire Leaving Care Service briefing paper clarifying referral and pathway planning processes.

Early Preventaion of Cancer Guidance Document - Guidance on an effective Early Preventaion of Cancer approach with service users.

Multi Agency Practice Guidelines : Handling Forced Marriage - A 2014 “reconstruct” guidance paper outling safe and effective practices in response to Forced Marriage, with particular reference to the role of the Social Worker.

NYAS Advocacy for Children attending Child Protection Conferences. - A short briefing document outlining the advocacy service provided for children attending Child Proctection Conferences.

NYAS representation at CP conference - flowchart - A useful flowchart for Advocacy services for children attending Child Protection Conferences -from referral to service closure.

Procedure for making an FGC referral revised July 2014 - A short guidance document showing when and how to make a Family Group Conferencing referral.

Promoting the Educational Achievement of Looked After children - Statutory Guidance for Local Authorities July 2014. - This DFE Statutory practice guidance paper defines the role and priorities for Local Authorities in securing the best Educational Outcomes for Children and Young People.

Tackling Child Sexual Exploitation in Lincolnshire. - This 2014 LSCB guidance document identifies key e-training and tools available for tackling Child Sexual Exploitation in Lincolnshire

Internal Memo to social care teams re EHE - A FAQ guide to Elective Home Education where Children are open cases to Social Care.

CSE Practitioners Guide - A Barnardos EvidenceBased Practitioner’s Guidance Paper on Child SExual Exploitation and cHildren who go Missing 2013.

About the Children rights - A Young People focussed Human Rights fact sheet - useful for practitioners and to share with teens 2014.

LKRS Guide to Resuources (Social Pedagogy) - A Lincolnshire Knowledge and Resouce Service guid to publications around social pedagogy 2014.

The Children Act 1989 guidance and regulations - DFE Children Act Statutory Guidance and Regulations, Planning Transition to Adulthood for Care leavers 2011.

Tackling Anti Social Behaviour in Lincolnshire Countywide Procedures - Safer Communities Lincolnshire guidance and procedural paper on responding to anti-social behaviour 2014.

Care Act Matters An overview and guide to the Care Act.

MARAC update – Domestic Abuse Lincolnshire update and guidance 2015.

Children’s Attachment effective practice, guidance and methods paper – National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health.

Online Safety and Radicalisation -  a briefing document on alertness and good practice.

Resilience Practice Framework – Benevolent Society evidence based methods and tools, what works with children and families guide.


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