The 'Pink Book' - Self-harm and suicidal behaviour

The ‘Pink Book’ offers guidance for staff working with children and young people in North Yorkshire under the age of 18 (under 25 for those with disabilities or for care leavers) who self-harm or feel suicidal. It is targeted at professionals who work with children/young people in a wide range of settings. This resource can be used as a prompt for discussions about organisational approaches to working with self-harm and suicidal intent, or to highlight individuals’ skills or training needs.

Please share this with colleagues as appropriate – it is intended for non-clinical staff in front line roles who may encounter young people who are or might be self-harming.

The Pink Book is available from:

http://www.safeguardingchildren.co.uk/admin//uploads/practice-guidance/pink-book.pdf

 

Worried about a child?

Latest News

New Local Safeguarding Partnerships

The merging of the Children Safeguarding Strategy Groups (CSSGs), Local Safeguarding Adults Groups (LSAGs) and the non-operational element of the Local Delivery Team (LDT) meetings to Local Safeguarding Partnerships will be taking place come autumn 2019.

Professionals Consultation Line Extended in the East of North Yorkshire

The MAST Consultation Line has been trialling over the past three months, initial feedback from callers has been positive with the majority of users finding the calls helpful to aide decision making on next steps around children and families interventions.

Early Years Safeguarding Self Assessment Tools

The Early Years Safeguarding Self Assessment Tools, one document for childminders lone working and one document for providers who work with more than one member of staff have been updated and are now available.

CSE Awareness Day 2019

Monday 18th March marks National Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) Awareness Day and the National Working Group (NWG) has published a range of key messages that can be used by partners and organisations. For more information about the national awareness day...

North Yorkshire Criminal Exploitation & County Lines Practice Guidance

We are delighted to share that there is now North Yorkshire Criminal Exploitation & County Lines Practice Guidance available.

New Training: NYCC Safeguarding Children Basic Awareness - Online Learning

We are pleased to share that a new Basic Online Safeguarding Training has been developed by NYCC and is now live, replacing previous packages.

Latest Tweet