Child Safeguarding – Inter-Agency Level

Supplementary, topic-based Learning in Child Safeguarding – Inter-Agency Level

Including Liaison with Safeguarding Children Team and other agencies (eg. Health Visitors, Midwives), Involvement in safeguarding enquiries and serious case reviews and Awareness of Wider Safeguarding Agenda.

Click on each heading below for more detail on the content of the level 3 curriculum in each area, and scroll down for a list of current recommended learning opportunities.


  • Liaison with LSCB
  • Report-writing for child protection case conferences, court proceedings, core groups, strategy meetings, family group conferences


  • Health management of individual children in child protection cases
  • Serious case reviews/case management reviews/significant case reviews, domestic homicide reviews which include children/internal partnership and local forms of review, as well as child death review processes


  • UN Convention on the Rights of the Child
  • Human Rights Act
  • Children Acts 1989, 2004
  • Children and Social Work Act 2017
  • Sexual Offences Act 2003
  • Criminal Justice System and professional witnesses

Learning Opportunities: Inter-Agency Level

LSCB Safeguarding Leads Forum and Safeguarding ‘DROP-IN’ Sessions
Monthly Adult and Child, case-based learning, discussions on safeguarding topics and support / advice over MS Teams. For an invitation, please contact: or
Write Report +/- Attend Child Protection Case Conference/Core Group/Strategy Meeting/TAF Meeting via MS Teams
Reflect and disseminate learning to others in the practice.


LSCB Effective Support for Children and Families in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
(Threshold) Document. Read and reflect on how this changes practice.
LSCB Child Protection Conference Information
Read and reflect upon ‘Child Protection Conference’ section of LSCB website
LSCB Child Safeguarding Practice Reviews
Outcomes of local and National SCRs. Read and reflect using reflective template.
National Child Mortality Database
Pre-recorded Webinar featuring new guidance on Joint Agency Response (JAR) to child deaths during COVID 19
Available at:
Local Child Death Review – LSCB Website
Local information regarding Child Deaths. Read and reflect and disseminate around practice.
Safeguarding Legislation
Read and reflect, especially Children’s Acts 1989, 2004.