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Section 1 - Safeguarding principles and effective practice

This section contains details of the safeguarding practice principles underpinning legislation, guidance and the procedures; it emphasises that safeguarding and protecting is everybody’s responsibility and to follow a child-centred approach at all times.

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Section 1a - Safeguarding principles
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Section 1a - Trainer notes
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Section 1b - A child centred approach
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Section 1b - Trainer notes
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Section 1c - Definitions
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Section 1c - Trainer notes
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Section 2 - The duty to report a child at risk of abuse, neglect and/or harm

This section covers the procedures explaining what practitioners must do if they have concerns about a child at risk of harm, abuse and/or neglect. This includes and explanation of the statutory duty to report, practitioner’s responsibility to report and the duty to report concerns and where to report these concerns.

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Section 2a - 10 Key Principles for managing disclosures of abuse and neglect (Handout)
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Section 2a - Sources of concern
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Section 2a - Trainer notes
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Section 2b - The duty to report
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Section 2b - Trainer notes
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Section 2c - Information to include in a report (Handout)
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Section 2c - Practice scenario (Handout)
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Section 2c - Initial discussion to making a report
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Section 2c – Trainer notes
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Section 3: Responding to a report of a child at risk of harm, abuse and/or neglect

This section covers the procedures relating to practitioner roles and responsibilities, following receipt of a report by social services about a child at risk of harm, abuse and/or neglect. It is essential that practitioners understand what is meant by significant harm when assessing and intervening following a report about a child at risk of harm, abuse or neglect.

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Section 3 - Pointers for practice - Preparing reports for conference
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Section 3 - Pointers for practice - Translating the agenda into a child-centred conference process
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Section 3a - From report to action
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Section 3a -Trainer notes
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Section 3b - Child protection conference
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Section 3b - Trainer notes
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Section 3 – app navigation
Section 3 part 1 – recorded webinar

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Section 3 part 1 – recorded webinar
Section 3 part 2 - Recorded webinar

This webinar is designed to help you understand the Children’s Section 3 of the Wales Safeguarding Procedures.

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Section 3 part 2 - Recorded webinar
Section 4: Planning and intervention for children on the child protection register

This section covers the procedures relating to planning for a child on the register: care and support protection plans. It provides detail about the aims of a care and support protection plan, contents of a plan and the importance of child-centred planning.

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Section 4 - Child Protection Register
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Section 4 - Trainer notes
Section 5: Safeguarding allegations/Concerns about practitioners and those in positions of trust

These procedures set out arrangements for responding to safeguarding concerns about those whose work, either in a paid or voluntary capacity, which brings them into contact with children or adults at risk. It also includes individuals who have caring responsibilities for children or adults in need of care and support and their employment or voluntary work brings them into contact with children or adults at risk.

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Section 5 - Allegations or concerns about practitioners and those in positions of trust
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Section 5 - Pointers for practice
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Section 5 - Trainer notes
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