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Multi-Agency Learning Briefings

Below are guides for professionals to support them while working with Looked After Children, children on a Child In Need Plan and children who are on Child Protection Plans.

COVID 19 Documents for Professionals:

In these challenging times, WSCP would like to remind everyone that safeguarding remains a high priority and if you have any concerns that a child is being abused or is at risk of abuse, to follow the appropriate process as normal.

These documents have been produced to provide advice for professionals and to help safeguard children during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Resources and Documents:

ICON Resources

NHS England COVID19 emergency planning materials are available to all areas for free and to be used as part of the hospital based part of the ICON programme (I-Infant Crying is Normal, C-Comforting Methods can help, O-Its OK to walk away, N-Never ever shake a baby).
It’s a brief guide aimed at midwives, hospital intervention and health visitors. Please follow the link below for
resources—
• https://us8.campaign-archive.com/?e=__test_email__&u=ea611918c42bb49280bc90c7f&id=88c5520b78
• https://www.nice.org.uk/Media/Default/About/COVID-19/Specialty-guides/ICON-for-midwives-during-COVID.pdf

 

Bruising on Babies

The film provides advice to practitioners about seeking an explanation from the babies carers  and what action to take if no explanation is provided or an unlikely or inadequate explanation is given.

Please take a look at the animation and share it with your colleagues

 

 

Neglect Toolkit:

 

Training Guidance: