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.