Safeguarding Children Procedures
The Safeguarding Children’s Procedures for the West Midlands should be used where necessary to take action to protect a child from harm. This page details different documents and protocols to follow under different circumstances.
Professional Challenge and Resolution is a process of formally challenging a decision made by another professional, group or organisation. This procedure ensures that all professionals have a quick and straightforward means of resolving professional differences in order to safeguard the welfare of children, young people and adults.
The Multi Agency Professional Challenge and Resolution template is available to download here.
Practice Guidance is available for those involved in Gore Group meetings.
Following the publishing of the Multi Agency Child Safeguarding Report relating to Child T, the below practice guidance has been created to assist agencies:
This guidance has been made available to provide information and guidance to schools and colleges on how to effectively support trans and gender questioning young people and prevent transphobia.
*Please note due to pending updated information on a national level, this guidance is under review*
This guide, produced by DMBC Children’s Social Care, summarises the good practice standards within Child Protection Conferences.
Dudley’s Centre for Professional Practice have produced a practice briefing around Deprivation of Liberty and the Mental Capacity Act, access this below:
Research in Practice have also developed Practice Guidance for you to view: