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Toolkits for professionals

Access a range of NSCP toolkits to assist professionals working with children, young people and their families.

Identifying Bruising/Marks on Babies Toolkit

Anyone whose work brings them into contact with young children should be aware of risks and issues associated with young babies that appear to have bruises or other marks:

View the NSCP Bruising/marks on non-mobile infants practice guidance

Download the Bruising/Marks Identification Tool (PDF)


Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

View the FGM Policy and Procedure (Link to the NSCP's Policies and Procedures Manual website)


Self-Harm Procedure and Toolkit

The NSCP Policy and Procedure for Self Harm can be found here where you can also find a link to the Northamptonshire Toolkit for Supporting Children and Young People Presenting with Self-Harming Behaviours or Intent to Self-Harm on the AskNormen website. 

Safer Dogs Around Children Assessment Toolkit

View the NSCP's Safeguarding Children from Dangerous Dogs Practice Guidance.

Download the 'Safer Dogs Around Children Risk Assessment Toolkit (PDF)

Last updated: 30 November 2023

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