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All Children
Children's Services Values and Principles
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Interim Practice Guidance - visits (Covid-19) 27 March 2020
Video Call and Virtual Home Visits Best Practice Guide 22 April 2020
Appendix 1 Guidance and Risk Assessment Tool for Practitioners who are Visiting or in Contact with Families 27 March 2020
Appendix 2 Visit Planner 25 March 2020
Appendix 3 Guidance for Staff Completing Home Visits and Virtual Contact 25 March 2020
Appendix 4 Proforma for Record of Visit / Contact by Partner Agency 27 March 2020
Where to Upload you Covid-19 Risk Assessments 02 April 2020
Social care response to escalation of concerns from schools and/or non-attendance (Covid-19) 14 April 2020
Practice Standards November 2018
Young Person's Guide to Working Together to Safeguard Children Latest available
Restorative Practice with Motivational Interviewing skills: One Minute Guide 30 April 2020
Restorative Circles Practice Guidance 30 April 2020
Reflective Team Huddle Practice Guidance 30 April 2020
Children's Social Care - Assessment and Planning
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Case Transfer Policy March 2018
Financial Policy for Children in Specific Circumstances August 2015
Language that cares Published March 2019
Child in Need
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Child in Need Framework
Transport Policy
REACH Return Home Interview Process
Statutory guidance on children who run away or go missing from home or care
Children missing from care, home, and education (DCFP procedure) Latest available
Neglect Strategy 2017-2020 (DCFP) January 2020
Neglect Toolkit (DCFP) January 2020
Neglect one-minute guide (DCFP) January 2020
Legal Proceedings
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Flowchart for Court Filing
Flowchart for Issuing of Court Proceedings
Practice Direction 27A - Family Proceedings Court Bundles
Practice Direction 12J -Child Arrangements & Contact Order: Domestic Violence and Harm
Flowchart for Public Law Outline 26 weeks
Statuatory Guidance on Court Orders and Pre-proceedings
SWET Evidence Template
SWET Guidance - Devon Family Courts
SWET Statement Template
The Public Law Outline Guide for SW and Managers
Achieving Best Evidence guidance Latest available
Complaints and Whistleblowing
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Compliments, Comments and Complaints - Feedback Leaflet November 2018
Talk to Us - Young Persons Feedback Leaflet November 2018
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Serious Incident Notification Policy (Need to Know) February 2020
Serious Incident Notification categories February 2020
Serious Incident Notification form February 2020
Child Protection
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Sexual Risk Management Advice 16 April 2020
What is Contextual Safeguarding? Latest available
Adolescent Safety Framework (1-minute guide) February 2020
Checklist for invites to Child Protection Meetings
Child Protection Pathway Agency Checklist
Child Protection Pathway Strategy Meeting Guidance
Child Protection Review Conferences
CSE Threshold Application
Complex and Organised Abuse Practice Guidance 09/01/2018
Conference Process - flowchart 2019/03
ISRO Guidance
IRU Resolution and Escalation Protocol 09/01/2018
Police Attendance at a Conference - ISRO Guidance 03/2019
Professional Guidance 03/2019
Quick Child Protection Conference Guides
REACH Team Protocol for CSE Referral
Risk Assessment Tool
Secure Accommodation Criteria Meeting Agenda
Secure Accommodation Procedure
Social Work Report Guidance
Some Concerns About Harm
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Case Management and Recording
Recording Policy Guidelines
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Restricting Access to Client Held Records April 2019
Social Care Policy on the Application of Warning Markers February 2019
Case Records and Retention
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Access to Records
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Confidentiality Policy
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Electronic Recording of Meetings and Conversations
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Service Users recording meetings - Guidance for Adult Service Users September 2018
Service Users recording meetings - Guidance for Professionals September 2018
Service Users recording meetings - Guidance for Young People September 2018
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Children in Particular Circumstances
Children with Disabilities
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There are currently no forms in this category.N.A.
Children from Abroad
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Top Tips on Supporting families with no recourse to public funds
UASC process for social workers Feb 2018
UASC process for initial response social workers
UASC Resource Directory for Carers
UASC Resource Directory for Social Workers
Tips for foster carers supporing unaccompanied assylum seekers Jan 2018
UASC Health Pathway May 2018
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Preventing Homelessness Joint Protocol Feb 2018
Family and Friends Care
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Flowchart for Family and Friends Foster Carer
Young Carers
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Transition Protocol Young Carers to Adult Services
Relinquished Children
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Looked After Children
Decision to Look After and Care Planning
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DCC Permanency Strategy
Practice Guidance for the use of S20 Provision in the Chidren Act 1989 in England
Statuatory guidance for children who run away or go missing from home or care
Secure Accommodation Procedure
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Child in Care Process
Placement Stability Meeting Guidance
Placement Stability Meeting Process Flowchart
Placement Stability Meeting Actions
Monitoring and Reviews
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Child open to social care return home interview process
QA Monitoring Form CiC Reviews
Contact and Overnight Stays
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Indirect Family Time Practice Guidance 3 April 2020
Risk Assessment for Indirect Family Time Appendix 1 3 April 2020
Indirect Family Time Planner Appendix 2 3 April 2020
Carer Guidance for Indirect Family Time Appendix 3 3 April 2020
Supervised Indirect Family Time Record Appendix 4 3 April 2020
Education, School Trips and Holidays
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Protocol for Supporting Children/Young People in Care in Schools (including Protocol for Eliminating Exclusions) July 2019
Health and Wellbeing
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Blood Borne Infection Testing December 2016
Referral guidelines for social workers requesting CP medical assessment by Paediatrician - BBM approved
Top Tips for social work practice in cases of female mutilation
Change of Name and Marriage
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Leaving Care and Transition
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Transition to Adulthood Strategy
Young Care Leavers Protocol
Quick reference guide - Leaving care and transitions March 2020
Youth Offending
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Fostering and Adoption
Fostering Services
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FAQ on Foster to Adopt
Foster Carer Rates and Allowances
Foster to Adopt Guidance
Foster to Adopt Placement Form
Permanent Foster Care Flowchart
Persons Disqualified from Fostering
Private Fostering Process
Reg25A assessment for Temp Foster Care Approval as approved adopter
Top Tips for making a successful foster placement
Fostering for Adoption Leaflet (carers) 2013
Foster Carer Handbook
Adoption and Permanence Services
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Adoption Transition Pack
Adoption Transition Policy through Covid 19 22 April 2020
Adoption Transition Planning Risk Assessment 22 April 2020
Child Arrangements Programme
Guidance Transition to Adopters
Key points in writing a CPR and APR
Regular Payments to Prospective Adopters
Child Permanence Report CPR Writing Guidance and Appendix Tools 14 May 2020
Special Guardianship
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Contacts, List of Agency Decision Makers and Appendices
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Management Action Note 01 - Management Action Notes February 2020
Management Action Note 02 - Index February 2020
Management Action Note 03 - 'Need to know' Notifications February 2020
Management Action Note 04 - Leaving Care and transitions March 2020
Management Action Note 05 - recording Statutory Visits (Covid-19) April 1 2020
Management Action Note 06 - Assessment of vulnerability and risk (Covid-19) April 2 2020
Management Action Note 07 - Changes to financial spend authorisation limits April 6 2020
Management Action Note 08 - Use of the Vulnerability Tracking Tool 13 May 2020
Management Action Note 09 - Dip-sampling risk assessments (Covid-19) April 9 2020
Management Action Note 10. Reviews of Risk Assessment and use of the VTT 28 May 2020
DCC Delegated Authority Standard Agreement
Family Solutions Service Contact Details February 2019