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This section provides information and guidance for practitioners and managers to support working with children and young people. This is designed to help you keep up to date with developments in safeguarding practice and provides information across a range of issues and how to respond to them. A key part of this section sets out safeguarding policies and procedures that supports effective multi-agency working.

A practitioner is anyone who works with children, young people and families in Leeds, in a paid or unpaid role, in any type of organisation. These people are referred to as practitioners throughout this website.

Safeguarding Week

This year we have teamed up with the regional Safeguarding Boards and Partnerships to provide a programme of FREE events available to anyone in West Yorkshire. Registration is now open!

Safeguarding Week 2024

One Minute Guides

Children's Services have developed a library of ‘one minute guides’ that provide straight-forward information about the work that they do and who is involved. The guides are for everyone to use and are regularly added to with new topics and information.

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