This guidance has been superseded by Working Together to Safeguard Children (2013) which comes into force from 15 April 2013.

Chapter two of this old guidance may offer additional practice guidance on the individual dimensions of the three domains of assessment. This could be referred to alongside Working Together to Safeguard Children (2013) to support the assessment process.

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Includes:

  • Children in Need
  • Framework for the Assessment of Children in Need
  • The Process of Assessing Children in Need
  • Analysis, Judgement and Decision Making
  • Roles and Responsibilities in Inter-Agency Assessment of Children in Need
  • Organisational Arrangements to Support Effective Assessment of Children in Need
  • Appendices