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Amendments

2024

January 2024

Children from Abroad, including Victims of Modern Slavery, Trafficking and Exploitation

In January 2024, this chapter was amended to include information on Identifying Suspected Perpetrators of Modern Slavery into Section 2.3, Indicators.

Adolescent to Parent Violence and Abuse (APVA)

This new chapter was added in January 2024, which defines adolescent to parent violence and abuse, describes the risk factors and indicators and suggests the protective action that should be taken.

Safeguarding Children with a Social Worker, Looked After Children and Previously Looked After Children at School

This procedure was added in January 2024 and sets out, in brief form, the key matters dealt with in Keeping Children Safe In Education (KCSIE) and refers readers to the more detailed information in the guidance itself.

Online Safety

This chapter was revised in January 2024 and additional links were added into Further Information.

So-Called 'Honour' Based Abuse

This chapter was revised in January 2024 and additional links were added into Further Information.

Forced Marriage

This chapter was revised in January 2024 and additional links were added into Further Information.

Harmful Sexual Behaviour

This chapter was revised in January 2024 and additional links were added into Further Information.

Agency Roles and Responsibilities

In January 2024, a new subsection 'Principles' was added into Section 2, Serious Violence Duty, to include information from the Ofsted Framework Joint Targeted Area Inspections of the Multi-agency Response to Serious Youth Violence.