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Amendments

August 2018

Updated Chapters
Chapter Name Details
Recognition of Significant Harm and Categories of Abuse (including Non-Recent (Historical) Abuse) A link has been added to Child Protection Evidence Resource (RCPCH). This is an evidence-based resource for clinicians in the UK and internationally, and helps inform clinical practice, child protection procedures and professional and expert opinion in the legal system. Formerly known as CORE Info, it comprises 15 systematic reviews.
Child Protection Conferences Section 12, Electronic and Digital Recording has been updated in line with the EU General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and Data Protection Act 2018.
Children from Abroad, including Victims of Modern Slavery, Trafficking and Exploitation This chapter has been revised throughout and incorporates information previously held in separate chapters relating to Trafficking and Modern Slavery.
Bullying Links have been updated in the Further Information section.
Gang Activity, Youth Violence and Criminal Exploitation Affecting Children This chapter has been updated to include a link to the Home Office publication Criminal Exploitation of Children and Vulnerable Adults: County Lines. Information has also been added throughout to describe how organised criminal groups exploit young people and use them to distribute money and illegal drugs along ‘county lines’.
Children of Parents with Learning Disabilities This chapter has been revised throughout in line with case-law and updated good practice guidance.
Self-Harming and Suicidal Behaviour in Children and Young People Links have been updated in the Further Information section.
Working with Vulnerable Young People

Updated versions have been added of:

  • Appendix 1: Vulnerability Checklist;
  • Vulnerability Risk Management Procedure.
Chronologies This chapter has been updated throughout, and should be re-read.

Next update: March 2019


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