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Breast Ironing

What is Breast Ironing? Breast ironing or breast flattening, as it is often referred to—is believed to have originated in Cameroon but is also found in Nigeria, the Republic of Guinea, South...

CSE - information for professionals

CSE information and toolkits for practitioners and professionals working with children in Northamptonshire.

Domestic Violence and Abuse

NSCB Domestic Abuse Procedure Training for Professionals Domestic Abuse - Notifications to Schools Learning from Multi-Agency Case Audits involving Domestic Violence Support groups and organisa...

Early Help Strategy 2015-2020

Northamptonshire has a new Early Help Strategy. This Strategy is for everyone working with Children and Young People in Northamptonshire. Early Help is never 'someone else's problem' and there i...

EHA Escalation Process

Advice for practitioners who are supporting a child/family through the Early Help Assessment and have an issue with the response of another organisation also involved.

E-safety

E-safety News You can view the latest version of the September E-safety newsletter here and the October E-safety newsletter here written by Simon Aston NCC e-safety officer. See the flyer for the ...

Interview with D.I. Stuart Hitchon of Northamptonshire Police

Find out about the role of the Head of the Child Protection Team for Northamptonshire Police, his day-to-day work and experiences in Child Safeguarding.

Mental health

There are two useful websites to help professionals, practitioners and any adult working with children that are experiencing mental health issues.

New Early Help Assessment replaces CAF

Northamptonshire County Council and its partners are making a transition from Common Assessment Framework to Early Help Assessment. The transition period for moving from the Common Assessment Frame...

Procedures for Police

Key Procedures for Police The following links open the relevant chapters and pages of the NSCB online Procedures Manual.  Chapter 9 - Child Death Review and Response Arrangements Please rev...

Thresholds and Pathways

A new version of 'Northamptonshire Thresholds and Pathways' is now available, replacing the earlier version published in May 2014.

Toolkits for professionals

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

Training

Online training Find out about the 'Awareness of Child Abuse and Neglect' e-learning course for Police staff.  Learning from Serious Case Reviews and Multi-Agency Case Audits Go to the SCR ...

Young Carers Needs Assessment

New regulations came into force on 1 April 2015 which set out the responsibilities of Local Authorities for carrying out needs assessments of Young Carers: ‘Young Carers (Needs Assessments) Regulat...

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