Identify and clarify concerns
The pathway can be initiated by anyone who is working with a child or young person, for example:
- early years staff (e.g. nursery nurse or family support worker);
- education and further education staff (e.g. teacher/SENCO);
- health staff (e.g. health visitor/school nurse or general practitioners);
- youth workers;
- social care staff.
Concerns may present in a variety of behaviours, please access further information here.
Discuss with parents/carers and the child or young person where appropriate, as well as other appropriate professionals working with the child or young person.
Agree a pathway coordinator.