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Welcome to the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough safeguarding resources page for all professionals (statutory and voluntary) who work with children and their families.

Situated here are resources, identified by the Children’s Safeguarding Partnership Board, as helping to support practitioners to safeguard children and young people.

Children’s Partnership Toolbox

The Toolbox consists of a set of slides with the latest Children’s Safeguarding Partnership Board’s; strategies, policies, procedures, practitioner guidance’s and assessment tools. There are also website links to free e learning training and further support for young people.

The’ Basics of Safeguarding’ children and young people

The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Safeguarding Children Partnership Board hosted a number of multi-agency events to consider how practitioners can achieve the best long term outcomes for children by making the right referrals at the right time in accordance with the Safeguarding Partnership Board’s Effective Support for Children and Families (Threshold) Document. The presentation from the multi-agency events can be found here

Achieving the best outcomes for children and young people: Making the right referrals at the right time Multi-Agency Briefings

Found here is a slide pack to support practitioner’s basic understanding about safeguarding children and young people. The slides can be used within single agency training.

Practitioner Briefings

Professionals and organisations protecting children and young people need to reflect on the quality of their services and learn from their own practice and that of others. Good practice should be shared so that there is a growing understanding of what works well. Conversely, when things go wrong there needs to be a rigorous, objective analysis of what happened and why, so that important lessons can be learnt and services improved to reduce the risk of future harm to children.

The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Children Safeguarding Partnership Board is committed to ensuring that learning is shared as widely as possible with professionals across all agencies.

Our practitioner briefings are designed to make frontline staff and managers aware of the recommendations from multi-agency audits and local and national Child Safeguarding Practice Reviews (formally Serious Case Reviews (SCRs)).They recognise areas of good practice that can be shared and build upon and identify areas in which there may be policy, training and development needs

The briefings complement our learning events that take place across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough throughout the year. Details of our learning events can be found here

Resource Packs

Listed below are useful resource packs for professionals on ‘Child Neglect’ and ‘Female Genital Mutilation’. Both resources contain; safeguarding guidance, information, leaflets, training slides and website links to e learning training.

Neglect Resource Pack

FGM Resource Pack

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