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SET Child Protection Procedures




SET Procedures Amendments and Updates - May 2022


Local Guidance, Policy and Protocols


Alongside the overarching SET procedures there are some local ESCB practice guidance and protocols that complement them.


SET Hoarding guidance - (Dec 2021)


Management of Suspicious Unexplained Injuries & Bruising in Children - SET (May 2022)


Neglect Practice Guidance - (UNDER REVIEW)


Police Protection Protocol (SET) - (UNDER REVIEW)


Practice Guidance and Care Pathway for Children and Young People who are admitted to Psychiatric In-patient Units in Essex - (UNDER REVIEW)


Pre-birth Assessment multi-agency protocol (April 2024)


Presentation of concealed, denied, and late booking of pregnancies (Jan 2024)


Public Law Outline - guide for practitioners (May 2022)


Quick Guide to developing a Safeguarding policy (May 2022)



SET Child Exploitation Strategy


SET Missing Strategy


SET Sexual Violence and Abuse Strategy 2020-2023


Southend, Essex & Thurrock Domestic Abuse Board Strategy 2020-2025