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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Mobile Device Apps - E-safety concerns

As you are aware the North Yorkshire Safeguarding Children Board has been active it promoting e safety. Recently it has been brought to our attention that there has been e-safety incidents involving primary age children from North Yorkshire and neighbouring...

Supporting Safer Internet Day 7th Feb 2017

North Yorkshire Safeguarding Children Board is actively supporting Safer Internet Day on Tuesday, 7 February.

Safer Internet Day 2017

Safer Internet Day 2017 will take place on Tuesday 7th February with the theme 'Be the change: Unite for a better internet'.

NYSCB Multi Agency Screening Team (MAST) Briefings

NYSCB would like to invite you to one of five Multi Agency Screening Team (MAST) Briefing that are taking place across North Yorkshire

Improvements to the NYSCB website

As part of our continual improvement of the NYSCB website we focused the options available for professionals to help locate the information.

North Yorkshire Safeguarding Children Workforce Survey

North Yorkshire Safeguarding Children Board is undertaking a ‘Safeguarding Children Workforce Survey’ of professionals from all agencies in North Yorkshire who work with Children and Young People.

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