Publications for Professionals

Free resources, leaflets and posters, providing advice and information to professionals about support services. We encourage you to share the resources below with your colleagues and staff, please download, print or display as appropriate.

If you would like to suggest a publication or website please contact us (please see foot of the page for contact information).

Child Sexual Exploitation Presentation (PPT)this external link will open in a new window

Cumbria Police - Child Sexual Exploitation

Video - Same Risk, Different Genderthis external link will open in a new window 
A 30 minute video highlighting the grooming and sexual exploitation of boys and young men. This resource is aimed at professionals and encouraging them to make their practice more inclusive of, and more accessible to boys and young men. This resource also encourages professionals to make judgements and decisions based on risk indicators and warning signs, NOT gender.

The Relational Safeguarding Model - Best practice in working with families affected by child sexual exploitationthis external link will open in a new window

Video - CSE Research - Short films for practicethis external link will open in a new window

Definitions and signs of child abusethis external link will open in a new window - guidance for professionals who work with children on how to recognise the signs of child abuse

Child Death Booklet for Schools and Community Groupsthis external link will open in a new window - this booklet contains information regarding support and resources for professionals, children and young people, and parents/carers.  It also contains information for schools to help address issues regarding bereavement and emotional health and wellbeing issues.

Please see Cumbria Safeguarding Children Partnership Procedures Manualthis external link will open in a new window for the Multi-agency Threshold Guidance and Local Protocol for Assessment.

Please see our Early Help (link) pages for more information.

The resources below can be used by professionals to help with a child or parent/carers understanding of Private Fostering:

Private Fostering Posters (PDF) - Please display where appropriate

Private Fostering Leaflet for Carers (PDF)

Private Fostering Leaflet for Children (PDF)

Private Fostering Leaflet for Parents (PDF)

The NSPCC have created 6 short films about safeguarding children and young people in different faiths, covering Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism and Sikhism.

NSPCC websitethis external link will open in a new window

We welcome any comments, if you have information or an article you would like to see in the next edition please send to:

Cumbria Safeguarding Children Partnership (CSCP)
Cumbria House
117 Botchergate


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