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Breast Ironing

What is breast ironing and how is it child abuse.

Child Exploitation

CE information and tools for practitioners and professionals working with children in Northamptonshire.

Domestic Violence and Abuse

Links to Domestic Abuse procedures and relevant documents

Early Help Assessment

What is the Early Help Assessment and what is your role in it.

Early Help Strategy 2020-2023

The Strategy is for everyone working with Children & Young People in Northamptonshire. Early Help is never someone else's problem there is no such thing as no further action.

EHA Escalation Process

Advice for practitioners who are supporting a child/family through the Early Help Assessment and have an issue with the response of another organisation also involved.

Forced marriage

Forced Marriage is when pressure or abuse is used to make someone marry against their will.

Meet Northamptonshire's Corruption Prevention Officer

Scott Bennett talks about his role as CPO and explains why connecting with partner agencies is important.

Mental Health

There are two useful websites to help professionals, practitioners and any adult working with children that are experiencing mental health issues.

Online Safety

Online safety news and advice to keep you and yourself safe online.

Police Protection

When Police Protection is needed it can often be a confusing time for all involved. As a result the NSCP have created the below guides that can be given to parents, young people and providers if th...

Procedures for Police

Key procedures for Police staff.

Reducing Parental Conflict

Here you will find details on how Northamptonshire is responding to Reducing Parental Conflict.

Signs of Safety

Signs of Safety is an internationally successful model which will transform the way we work with children and families across Northamptonshire.

Thresholds and Pathways

Read the full version of Thresholds & Pathways Northamptonshire Thresholds and Pathways is part of a set of documents and tools designed to provide clear guidance to practitioners working with...

Toolkits for professionals

Access a range of NSCP toolkits to assist professionals working with children, young people and their families.


Partnership training for Police staff.

Young Carers Needs Assessment

Regulations came into force on 1 April 2015 which set out the responsibilities of Local Authorities for carrying out needs assessments of Young Carers.

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