UKCCIS Sexting in schools and colleges (2016)

Non statutory guidance for schools and colleges on how to respond to incidents and safeguard children and young people. This guidance should be read alongside DfE, Keeping children safe in education (2016) and DfE Searching, screening and confiscation advice for schools.


NICE Guideline, Harmful sexual behaviour among children and young people

Non-statutory multi-agency guidance. This guideline covers children and young people who display harmful sexual behaviour, including those on remand or serving community or custodial sentences. It aims to ensure these problems don't escalate and possibly lead to them being charged with a sexual offence. It also aims to ensure no-one is unnecessarily referred to specialist services.


Home Office, Criminal Exploitation of Children and Vulnerable Adults: County Lines Guidance (2018)

Criminal exploitation of children and vulnerable adults is a geographically widespread form of harm that is a typical feature of county lines activity. It is a harm which is relatively little known about or recognised by those best placed to spot its potential victims. This guidance is intended to explain the nature of this harm to enable practitioners to recognise its signs and respond appropriately so that potential victims get the support and help they need.


Home Office Preventing youth violence and gang involvement (2015)

This guidance is intended as a resource upon which schools and colleges can draw. It includes advice on the support available to address problems of youth violence or gangs; a summary of what works in preventing violence; some considerations when commissioning programmes to improve outcomes for young people; and a set of resources and practical checklists.


DfE Safeguarding children who may have been trafficked

This non-statutory good practice guidance is for agencies in England which are likely to encounter, or have referred to them, children and young people who may have been trafficked. It is intended to help agencies safeguard and promote the welfare of children who may have been trafficked


HM Government Multi Agency Statutory Guidance on Female Genital Mutilation (2016)

This statutory guidance provides information on FGM, including on the law on FGM in England and Wales. The guidance provides advice and support to front-line professionals who have responsibilities to safeguard and support women and girls affected by FGM, in particular to assist them in identifying when a girl or young woman may be at risk of FGM and responding appropriately; identifying when a girl or woman has had FGM and responding appropriately; and implementing measures that can prevent and ultimately help end the practice of FGM.


HM Government Multi Agency Practice Guidelines on Forced Marriage (2014)

These practice guidelines should be used by all front-line professionals and volunteers within agencies that are responsible for safeguarding children, young people and adults from abuse. The statutory guidance on forced marriage clearly states that all practitioners dealing with cases of forced marriage are strongly recommended to consult this document before implementing their response.


DfE National action plan to tackle child abuse linked to faith or belief (2012)

Information for professionals working with children to prevent child abuse arising from religion or superstition.


HM Government Safeguarding children in whom illness is fabricated or induced (2008)

Guidance on working with cases where it is suspected that a parent or carer is fabricating or inducing illness of a child.


Home Office Information Guide: Adolescent to parent violence and abuse (APVA) (2014)

Provides information and guidance about how to identify and respond to adolescent to parent violence and abuse