Who can make a referral
Although anyone can make a referral to Prevent if they need to, staff should follow your child protection policy and procedures. This will likely involve recording and reporting their concern with the designated safeguarding lead (DSL) or Prevent lead, if they're different people.
The DSL or Prevent lead can then use their professional judgement to decide what action to take next and whether a referral is proportionate and appropriate.
If the DSL isn't available, check your child protection policy to see what staff should do.
Typically, staff should: