Managing high risk behaviours in adolescents: Northumberland County Council

SCIE Social Care Online
Publication date:
01 January 2013


Northumberland has implemented an effective risk management model to safeguard adolescents who are at risk of significant harm from their own behaviour. The Council's approach is having a good effect on safeguarding outcomes. This example provides an overview of the processes in place in Northumberland. It includes information about the risk management framework, a multi-agency partnership approach, and engaging young people.