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July 2019

Updated Chapters
Chapter Title Details
Agency Roles and Responsibilities This chapter has been substantially updated and should be re-read.
Children from Abroad, including Victims of Modern Slavery, Trafficking and Exploitation A link has been added to further guidance Assessing Age for Asylum Applicants (GOV.UK).
Female Genital Mutilation This chapter has been updated to incorporate the FGM tool.
Visiting Prisons This guidance has been reviewed and updated throughout to reflect the latest Prison Service publications covering the provision of visits, including visits to prisoners who are identified as posing a risk to children and additional guidance in Chapter 2, Working Together to Safeguard Children on the statutory duties which apply to the Prison Service to safeguard and promote the welfare of children.
Lancashire Multi Agency Guidance Child Sexual Abuse in the Family Environment A definition has been added for Child Sexual Abuse within the family environment (also known as Intra-familial Child Sexual Abuse) see Section 1, Definition. In Section 2, Risk and Indicators, a model suggested by the Centre of Expertise on Child Sexual Abuse outlining some of the likely impacts of Child Sexual Abuse was included.
Serious Case Reviews This chapter has been updated to reflect the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and the updated Data Protection Act 2018.

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