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Creating Safer Organisations: Implementing the Child Safe Standards
This course will enable participates to be confident in ensuring they have the skills necessary to create a child-safe organisation.

6 February 2018

9:00AM - 4:30PM

PDE Training Course - Creating Safer Organisations
$385.00

Creating Safer Organisations: Implementing the Child Safe Standards

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course will enable participates to be confident in ensuring they have the skills necessary to create a child-safe organisation. 

Each of the relevant child safety standards will be worked through in-depth and participants will be able to devise an action and implementation plan to address the standards. 

Participants will also receive an innovative self-assessment audit tool to ensure they are continually improving and embedding a child safe culture within their organisation.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

At the completion of training, participants will be able to:

  • Recall the historical context that led to the development of the Child Safe Standards
  • Identify strategies to embed an organisational culture of child safety
  • List key components to be included in a child safety policy and procedure
  • Practice writing a code of conduct for working with children and young people
  • Identify a safe recruitment model and processes which can be put in place to create a safe organisation
  • Identify the factors that can create vulnerabilities for children in organisations (particularly in relation to sexual abuse)
  • Respond to allegations of child abuse including allegations against staff and volunteers
  • Identify risk management strategies to reduce the risk of child abuse
  • List practical strategies to promote the meaningful participation and empowerment of children
  • Assess their organisation’s current level of compliance with the Child Safe Standards & Develop an Action Plan to address any shortfalls in achieving the Child Safe Standards.