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Tea Break Guides

The Partnership has produced a series of tea break guides to give you practitioners an insight into a range of topics you may be unfamiliar with. Over the next few months look out for more guides being added to read over a cup of tea, discuss with colleagues or simply expand your knowledge further.

Current Guides

Adolescents and Neglect

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

Awareness of Gambling in Young People


Children of Prisoners

Child Protection - Information Sharing System (CP-IS)


Conflict and Case Resolutions

Cross Border Working

CSE - BME and Faith Organisation

CSE - Boys and Young Men

CSE - Children with Learning Difficulties

CSE - LGBTQ Community

Disguised Non Compliance

Domestic Abuse Act

Drug Use and Misuse

Elective Home Education

Engaging Fathers

Extra Familial Harm

Fabricated & Induced Illness

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) - Mandatory Reporting

Forced Marriage

Gangs / County Lines

Graded Care Profile 2

Information Sharing

Learning from Good Practice

Managing Allegations Against Staff

Medical Appointments ("Was Not Brought")

Mental Health and the Internet

Mobile Families

Modern Slavery


Neglect of Medical Needs

National Referral Mechanism


Parental Alcohol Consumption

Parents with Learning Difficulties

Police Protection

Private Fostering

Professional Challenge / Parental Capacity to Change

Professional Curiosity

Professionals Guide to Social Media

Rapid Reviews

Safer Sleeping

Sexting (Youth Produced Sexual Imagery)

Signs of Safety

Think Family

Trauma Informed Practice

Voice of the Child

Vulnerable Adolescent Panels (VAP)

Last updated: 24 July 2024

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