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Contents

  1. Policy, Values and Principles
  2. Early Help and Thresholds for Children's Social Care
  3. Case Management and Recording
  4. Referrals, Assessment and Planning
  5. Children in Need
  6. Safeguarding and Child Protection
  7. Legal Planning and Court Procedures
  8. Children with Disabilities
  9. Integrated Children's Disability Service
  10. Children from Abroad
  11. Looked After Children
  12. Fostering
  13. Children’s Homes
  14. Adoption and Permanence
  15. Youth Justice
  16. Documents and Strategies
  17. Appendices


Policy, Values and Principles
Policy, Values and Principles

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There are currently no forms in this category.N.A.
Quality Management Framework

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1.3 Service Manager Facilitation Guide for Strength-Based Learning Audits December 2019
Children’s Social Care Supervision

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1.4 Appendix 1: SW casework discussion updates form July 2019
1.4 Appendix 2: reflective discussion supervision form July 2019
1.4 Appendix 3: methods & tools for reflective supervision July 2019
1.4 Appendix 4: supervision audit tool July 2019
1.4 Appendix 5: supervision file list of contents July 2019
1.4 Appendix 6: record of supervision continuation sheet July 2019
1.4 Appendix 7: record of supervision July 2019
1.4 Appendix 8: supervision arrangement agreement July 2019
Transporting Children & Young People Safely

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1.9 Appendix 1: Taxi operators and taxi driver protocol July 2019

Early Help and Thresholds for Children's Social Care

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Case Management and Recording
Case Management and Recording

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Closure summary July 2019
Essential information sheet for front of child's file July 2019
Written Records (Including Retention)

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3.1 Appendix 1: data protection principles July 2019
3.1 Appendix 2: retention of records table July 2019
Other Agency Requests for Information from Children’s Social Care Records

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July 2019
Transfer Policy

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3.6 Appendix 1: pre-birth assessment July 2019
3.6 Appendix 2: transfer checklist July 2019
3.6 Appendix 3: transfer summary July 2019
Taking Photographs in a Work Context

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July 2019
Drug Testing in Children's Social Care (Oral Fluid Sampling)

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Referrals, Assessment and Planning
Referrals, Assessment and Planning

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Childcare risk assessment July 2019
Private law addendum report template July 2019
Private law S7 guidance July 2019
Private law S7 report template July 2019
Private law S37 guidance July 2019
Private law S37 report template July 2019
Private law resources and support July 2019
Child and Family Assessment

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4.2 Appendix 1: CFA consent form July 2019
4.2 Appendix 2: CFA assessment plan July 2019
4.2 Appendix 3: core assessment agency checklist July 2019
Cafcass Plus Scheme – Nottinghamshire

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Children and Young People who Sexually Harm

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4.4 Appendix 1: YJS & CSC protocol July 2019
4.4 Appendix 2: Panel terms of reference July 2019
4.4 Appendix 3: threshold for CAMHS referral July 2019
Guidance for Staff: Reporting Serious Incidents and/or Child Deaths

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4.7 Appendix 1: Sudden or unexplained death strategy meeting agenda July 2019

Children in Need
Children in Need

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Strengths & difficulties questionnaire July 2019
Strengths & difficulties questionnaire (age 11 - 16) July 2019
Private Fostering

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5.2 Appendix 1: Local Authority Duties Regulations 2005 July 2019
5.2 Appendix 2: Nottinghamshire statement of purpose July 2019
5.2 Appendix 3: CHPF5 delegated authority medical treatment July 2019
5.2 Appendix 4: CHPF6 letter acknowledging initial proposal July 2019
5.2 Appendix 5: CHPF9 declaration of suitability July 2019
5.2 Appendix 6: CHPF11 letter of medical reference July 2019
5.2 Appendix 7: CHPF18 private fostering agreement July 2019
Young Carers

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Relinquished Children

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Safeguarding and Child Protection
Safeguarding and Child Protection

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Acknowledgement of referral letter July 2019
Agenda for FII strategy meeting July 2019
Body map July 2019
Confirmation S47 enquiries letter July 2019
Letter non-professional referrers outcome NFA July 2019
Letter parent-carer outcome S47 July 2019
Letter to professionals S47 outcome S17 NFA July 2019
Multi-agency planning meeting July 2019
PP risk strategy meeting agenda July 2019
Safeguarding level 2 risk assessment July 2019
Social worker evidence template (SWET) July 2019
Child Protection Conference

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6.3 Appendix 1: CP conference & strategy meeting booking form July 2019
6.3 Appendix 2: agency invitation checklist July 2019
6.3 Appendix 3: invitation to ICPC July 2019
6.3 Appendix 4: agency invitation to ICPC July 2019
6.3 Appendix 5: information regarding criminal convictions July 2019
6.3 Appendix 6: ICPC agenda July 2019
6.3 Appendix 7: ICPC agenda parents, carers CYP July 2019
6.3 Appendix 8: ICPC Chair's working agenda July 2019
6.3 Appendix 9: invitation to RCPC July 2019
6.3 Appendix 10: RCPC agenda July 2019
6.3 Appendix 11: RCPC agenda parents, carers, CYP July 2019
6.3 Appendix 12: RCPC Chair's working agenda July 2019
6.3 Appendix 13: guidance for professionals July 2019
6.3 Appendix 14: Pathway to provision guidance July 2019
6.3 Leaflet 1: what is child protection July 2019
6.3 Leaflet 2: guidance for professionals July 2019
6.3 Leaflet 3: child protection conferences July 2019
6.3 Leaflet 4: child protection enquiries July 2019
6.3 Leaflet 5: child protection conference complaints July 2019
Participation of Children and Young People, Parents and Carers in the Child Protection Process

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6.4 Appendix 1: ICPC agenda parents, carers, CYP July 2019
6.4 Appendix 2: RCPC agenda parents, carers, CYP July 2019
6.4 Appendix 3: My Protection Plan guidance July 2019
Safeguarding Children and Young People from Sexual Exploitation

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6.6 Appendix 1: initial CSE strategy meeting July 2019
6.6 Appendix 2: review CSE strategy meeting July 2019
Managing Allegations / Concerns in Relation to Adults who work with Children

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6.8 Appendix 1: initial strategy meeting (concerns against adults) July 2019
6.8 Appendix 2: review or concluding strategy meeting July 2019
Working with Foreign Authorities: Child Protection Cases and Care Orders

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Legal Planning and Court Procedures
Legal Planning and Court Procedures

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Care and Supervision Proceedings and the Public Law Outline

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7.3 Appendix 1: letter before proceedings July 2019
7.3 Appendix 2: letter of issue July 2019
Protocol IRO & Guardians

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7.6 Appendix 1: CAFCASS & the work of IROs July 2019
7.6 Appendix 2: IRO handbook chapter 8 CAFCASS July 2019

Children with Disabilities
Children with Disabilities

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Protocol for Step Down / Step Up of Cases Between Social Work Team and Short Breaks Personalisation Team

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Direct Payments

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8.8 Appendix 1: authorisation form July 2019
8.8 Appendix 2: authorisation to MOSAIC checks July 2019
8.8 Appendix 3: contract agreement July 2019
8.8 Appendix 4: DBS agreement form July 2019
8.8 Appendix 5: DBS disclaimer July 2019
8.8 Appendix 6: DBS disclaimer July 2019
8.8 Appendix 7: service plan July 2019
Joint Children's and Young People's Continuing Care Panel

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Integrated Children's Disability Service
Integrated Children's Disability Service

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Early Help assessment form (EHAF) July 2019
Short Breaks (away from home)

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9.2 Appendix 1: providing short breaks accommodation July 2019
Children's Disability Service - Provision of Childcare for Working Parents of Children and Young People with Disabilities

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Support to Schools - Arrangements for Accessing Top-up Funding for Pupils with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities in Nottinghamshire Mainstream Schools

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Children from Abroad
Children from Abroad

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Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children (UASC)

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10.1 Appendix 1: actions before first LAC review July 2019
10.1 Appendix 2: UASC joint response flowchart November 2019
No Recourse to Public Funds

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10.2 Appendix 1: NRPF cases flowchart July 2019
10.2 Appendix 2: NRPF 18+ cases flowchart July 2019
Human Rights Assessment

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10.3 Appendix 1: HRA format July 2019
10.3 Appendix 2: HRA outcome July 2019
10.3 Appendix 3: HRA notification July 2019

Looked After Children
Looked After Children

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Obstetric report (mother) neonatal report (child) July 2019
Outcome indicators for LAC July 2019
Ceasing to Look After a Child

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11.1.3 Appendix 1: flowchart children returning home from care July 2019
Guidance for Completing Placement Requests (PR)

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Permanence Planning Guidance

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11.1.8 Appendix 1: identifying permanence options July 2019
Delegation of Authority to Foster Carers and Residential Workers

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11.1.10 Appendix 1: delegated authority form July 2019
11.1.10 Appendix 2: delegated authority to foster carers July 2019
Placements with Dog-Owning Families (Prospective Adopters)

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11.2.2 Appendix 1: what is a banned dog? July 2019
Residential Placement Planning

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11.2.4 Appendix 1: placement planning form July 2019
11.2.4 Appendix 2: consent to placement & medical treatment July 2019
Out of Area Placements

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11.2.6 Appendix 1: suggested information for discussion between Authorities July 2019
11.2.6 Appendix 2: Welsh model protocol July 2019
Family and Friends Policy and Guidance

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11.2.8 Appendix 1: friends & family assessment July 2019
Secure Accommodation

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11.2.10 Appendix 1: how to convene initial secure panel July 2019
11.2.10 Appendix 2: how to convene secure accommodation review July 2019
11.2.10 Appendix 3: letter to independent panel member July 2019
11.2.10 Appendix 4: report to panel & referral to providers July 2019
11.2.10 Appendix 5: letter to authorise secure accommodation July 2019
11.2.10 Appendix 6: initial secure panel agenda July 2019
11.2.10 Appendix 7: letter for secure panel review meeting July 2019
11.2.10 Appendix 8: letter for secure accommodation review July 2019
11.2.10 Appendix 9: secure accommodation panel review meeting July 2019
11.2.10 Appendix 10: secure panel review panel agenda July 2019
11.2.10 Appendix 11: secure panel review attendance list July 2019
11.2.10 Appendix 12: minutes of meeting July 2019
11.2.10 Appendix 13: letter to Chair secure accommodation review July 2019
11.2.10 Appendix 14: referral for S25 placement July 2019
Principles and Practice for Safeguarding and Transfer of Children & Young People from Police Custody to LA Accommodation & Suitable Accommodation where Bail is Denied

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Placement Support and Disruption Meetings (Fostering)

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Placement Support and Disruption Meetings (Adoption)

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14.1.21 Appendix 1: letter of invitation July 2019
14.1.21 Appendix 2: guide for attendees July 2019
14.1.21 Appendix 3: reports to be provided July 2019
14.1.21 Appendix 4: disruption meeting feedback form July 2019
14.1.21 Appendix 5: East Midlands consortium July 2019
14.1.21 Appendix 6: draft agenda July 2019
Notification of Children - Arrangements for the Placement of Children (General) Regulations 1991

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11.2.16 Appendix 1: East Midlands regional protocol July 2019
Social Worker Visits to Looked After Children

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11.3.1 Appendix 1: visiting schedule July 2019
Looked After Reviews

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IRO Dispute Resolution

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11.3.4 Appendix 1: dispute resolution flowchart July 2019
Contact Service

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11.4.1 Appendix 1: summary of relevant legislation July 2019
11.4.1 Appendix 2: CAFCASS good practice guidance July 2019
11.4.1 Appendix 3: LAC process July 2019
11.4.1 Appendix 4: procedures flowchart July 2019
11.4.1 Appendix 5: written agreement July 2019
11.4.1 Appendix 6: review form July 2019
Education of Looked After Children

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Protecting Children from the Harmful Effects of Second-Hand Smoke (Prospective Foster Carers and Prospective Adopters)

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11.6.3 Appendix 1: smoking questionnaire July 2019
11.6.3 Appendix 2: smoking advice July 2019
11.6.3 Appendix 3: smoking agreement July 2019
11.6.3 Appendix 4: smoking & the use of e-cigarettes July 2019
11.6.3 Appendix 5: ASH foster carer briefing paper July 2019
Personal Health Record of Young People in Children's Homes (Red Book)

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11.6.6 Appendix 1: personal health record July 2019
Leaving Care and Transition

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11.8.1 Appendix 1: needs assessment & content of the Pathway Plan July 2019

Fostering
Fostering

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Consultation form for a foster carer July 2019
Fostering Panel

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12.1 Appendix 1: Job description & person specification Chair/Vice Chair November 2019
12.1 Appendix 2: Panel Members' Chairs-Vice Chairs' Agreement for Inclusion on the Central List November 2019
12.1.Appendix 3: acceptance of appointment & confidentiality July 2019
Persons Disqualified from Fostering

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12.2 Appendix 1: Reg 26 offences July 2019
12.2 Appendix 2: offences against a child July 2019
Assessment and Approvals of Foster Carers

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12.3 Appendix 1: risk & impact assessment November 2019
12.3 Appendix 2: bedroom sharing in fostering households November 2019
12.3 Appendix 3: bedroom sharing assessment form July 2019
12.3 Appendix 4 Declaration of Compliance November 2019
Staying Put

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12.4 Appendix 1: staying put agreement July 2019
12.4 Appendix 2: HMRC factsheet July 2019
12.4 Appendix 3: proof of rent July 2019
12.4 Appendix 4: health & safety checklist July 2019
12.4 Appendix 5: information for providers July 2019
12.4 Appendix 6: information for young people July 2019
Personal Safety and Incident Reporting

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12.5 Appendix 1: CH-FC-IR reporting form November 2019
Fostering Support Care

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12.10 Appendix 1: view of child/young person July 2019
12.10 Appendix 2: authorising services July 2019
Bedroom Sharing in Fostering Households

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12.12 Appendix 1: bedroom sharing July 2019
Safe Caring

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12.14 Appendix 1: Appropriate Discipline & Control
Transfer of Foster Carers

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12.16 Appendix 1: sharing information November 2019
12.16 Appendix 2: transfer of foster carers NCC letter November 2019
12.16 Appendix 3: transfer of foster carers policy November 2019
12.16 Appendix 4: transfer of foster carers protocol meeting November 2019
12.16 Appendix 5: reference existing provider November 2019
12.16 Appendix 6: report for fostering panel November 2019
Investigating Concerns and Allegations Against Foster Carers Including Historical Issues

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12.17 Appendix 1: DBS flowchart July 2019
12.17 Appendix 2: schedule 7 notifications July 2019

Children’s Homes
Children’s Homes

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Monthly Inspection Visits

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13.3 Appendix 1: report of visit July 2019
Physical Intervention

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13.4 Appendix 1: restraint recording form July 2019
First Aid Home Remedies and Medication

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13.5 Appendix 1: administration of medication July 2019
13.5 Appendix 2: specific issues July 2019
13.5 Appendix 3: administration away from home July 2019
13.5 Appendix 4: skilled health tasks July 2019
13.5 Appendix 5: personal health record July 2019
13.5 Appendix 6: addresses of community pharmacists July 2019
Exit Interviews

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13.8 Appendix 1: questions for interviewers July 2019
Fire Precautions in Residential and Day Establishments

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Adoption and Permanence
Adoption and Permanence

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Adoption placement report July 2019
Child placement report July 2019
Child placement report guidance July 2019
Medical consent July 2019
Notification legal adviser July 2019
Notification medical adviser July 2019
Parental responsibility agreement July 2019
Reg 25 (temporary foster approval) July 2019
Assessment and Approval of Prospective Adopters

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14.1.1 Appendix 1: standard decision letter - not suitable
Adoption Panel

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14.1.2 Appendix 1: adoption panel values July 2019
14.1.2 Appendix 2: acceptance of appointment July 2019
14.1.2 Appendix 3: annual appraisal July 2019
14.1.2 Appendix 4: welfare checklist July 2019
14.1.2 Appendix 5: confidentiality (observers) July 2019
14.1.2 Appendix 6: protocol for dealing with incomplete information July 2019
14.1.2 Appendix 7: format of reports for Adoption Panel July 2019
14.1.2 Appendix 8: job description & person specification (Panel Chair) July 2019
Independent Birth Family Counselling Service

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14.1.5 Appendix 1: flowchart of process July 2019
Adoption Plans and Contact Arrangements

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14.1.7 Appendix 1: letterbox scheme July 2019
Placing Relinquished Babies for Adoption

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14.1.9 Appendix 1: agreement if child less than 6 weeks July 2019
14.1.9 Appendix 2: CAFCASS advanced notification letter July 2019
14.1.9 Appendix 3: Notification letter July 2019
14.1.9 Appendix 4: CAFASS advanced consent to adopt July 2019
14.1.9 Appendix 5: flowchart July 2019
Inter-Agency Placements

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14.1.14 Appendix 1: matching considerations & risk assessment July 2019
14.1.14 Appendix 2: pre-panel matching & risk assessment July 2019
14.1.14 Appendix 3: guidance on costs payable during introductions July 2019
14.1.14 Appendix 4: East Midlands consortium working agreement July 2019
14.1.14 Appendix 5: covering letter for later life letter July 2019
Adoption Support Services

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14.1.17 Appendix 1: NMS 2001 standard 15 July 2019
14.1.17 Appendix 2: adoption support offered by NCC July 2019
14.1.17 Appendix 3: eligibility for assessment for adoption July 2019
Placement Support and Disruption Meetings (Adoption)

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Life Story Work and Preparation for Adoption

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14.1.27 Appendix 1: preparing a life story book July 2019
14.1.27 Appendix 2: understanding & telling July 2019
Later Life Letters

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14.1.28 Appendix 1: letter & reply slip July 2019
14.1.28 Appendix 2: leaflet for adoptive parents July 2019
Special Guardianship

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14.2.1 Appendix 1: Court report July 2019
14.2.1 Appendix 2: support plan July 2019
14.2.1 Appendix 3: initial information form July 2019
14.2.1 Appendix 4: employer reference July 2019
14.2.1 Appendix 5: initial household income assessment July 2019
14.2.1 Appendix 6: declaration of health July 2019
14.2.1 Appendix 7: declaration of suitability July 2019
14.2.1 Appendix 8: letter to doctor July 2019
14.2.1 Appendix 9: letter to parents July 2019
14.2.1 Appendix 10: personal reference letter July 2019

Youth Justice
Youth Justice

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Looked After Children and Young People in Contact with Youth Justice Services

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15.1 Appendix 1: overview flowchart July 2019
15.1 Appendix 2: changes to care status July 2019
Reducing Offending Behaviour

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Documents and Strategies
Documents and Strategies

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Youth Homelessness

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Young People's Health Strategy

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Working with Fathers Strategy

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Appendices

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