Information for Professionals

Welcome to the NYSCB's section of the website dedicated to providing professionals with up to date procedures and practice guidance.  For more information please select a category:

  • NYSCB Procedures - Here you will find the multi-agency procedures for safeguarding children in North Yorkshire
  • Practice Guidance - Here you will find multi-agency practice guidance for professionals on a variety of subjects
  • One Minute Guides - The NYSCB One Minute Guides (OMGs) provide basic information on a variety of subjects including Rapid Responses, Trafficking, Vulnerable, Exploited Missing and Trafficked Practitioner Groups and more
  • Safeguarding Themes - Here you will find links to relevant safeguarding information, resources and campaigns supported by the NYSCB on a variety of safeguarding issues
  • Vulnerability Checklist - In accordance with Working Together (2015) each Local Safeguarding Children Board area must have an agreed multi-agency threshold document.  The Vulnerability Checklist is the threshold document for North Yorkshire
  • Forms for professionals - Here you will find all relevant forms for refer a child or young person to the Children and Families Service, sharing information and intelligence, writing reports for Child Protection Conferences, submitting a notification of a child death and more 
  • Child Death - Here you can find information about the Child Death Review Process as well as relevant notification forms, procedures and information
  • Notifiable childcare incidents - Here you will find information regarding Notifiable Childcare Incidents and how to make a notification
  • Glossary - the glossary is a useful reference for professionals which established the meaning o a number of safeguarding terms

 

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Latest News

Safeguarding Week - We can all play a part in spotting and reporting abuse

The need for everyone to play a part in helping to spot abuse in its many forms was the key message from a York and North Yorkshire conference that brought together professionals working to safeguard children and adults.

Changes in how to access Comprehensive Child Protection Pathway Training

As of the 1st October, NYSCB Partners will be able to access the CCPP course via North Yorkshire Education Services http://smartsolutions.northyorks.gov.uk

Safeguarding Week - Everyone can help to spot the signs of abuse

Abuse can happen to anyone and can take many different forms – which is why the theme of this year’s safeguarding awareness week from 9 to 13 October is ‘Safeguarding is everybody’s business’.

Consulation launched on Self-Harm Pathways

As part of the Developing Excellence in Local Public Health (DELPH), a sector led improvement programme that all the Directors of Public Health in Yorkshire and Humber are signed up to, we would like to review the current self-harm pathway...

New Graphic Novel for young people to focus on on-line propaganda and extreamist grooming

Hurt By Hate Graphic Novel aims to raise awareness of the potential impact of on-line propaganda and extremist grooming on young people, across North Yorkshire and York.

NSPCC Understanding links child abuse, animal abuse and domestic violence

There is increasing research and clinical evidence which suggests that there are sometimes inter-relationships, commonly referred to as ‘links’, between the abuse of children, vulnerable adults and animals. A better understanding of these links can help to protect victims, both...

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