Presentation on theme: "London Safeguarding Children Board Developing safeguarding policies and good working practice with children in faith communities. 30 th April 2009."— Presentation transcript:
London Safeguarding Children Board Developing safeguarding policies and good working practice with children in faith communities. 30 th April 2009
London Safeguarding Children Board David Pearson Bob Pull
London Safeguarding Children Board Who are CCPAS CCPAS 10 standards Some practicalities Kids Are Safe Here DVD Group discussion
London Safeguarding Children Board CCPAS is the only independent Christian charity providing professional advice, support, training and resources in all areas of safeguarding children and those affected by abuse.
CCPAS Services Policy and good practice guidance 24hr helpline Support and training Publications and resources Project specifically with African.. Churches (Bob Pull)
Safe and Secure 10 standards based on Working... Together Comprehensive manual Key Facts summary – see DVD training – 8 languages – DCFS.. funded (pub late 2009)
Safe and Secure CCPAS understands that some organisations will still be at the beginning of a journey towards safeguarding. Some people will have achieved more than others…
Safe and Secure Dont feel that your organisation will never achieve all ten standards – you can but it takes time. Remember, CCPAS are here to help you!
Safe and Secure Standard 1 Safeguarding Policy Organisations should adopt a formal, working safeguarding policy.
Safe and Secure Standard 2 Developing Safeguarding and Training Organisations must develop safeguarding awareness and provide training.
Safe and Secure Standard 3 Safe Recruitment Organisations should adopt a formal recruitment policy for both paid and voluntary workers.
Safe and Secure Standard 4 Management of Workers Workers, paid or voluntary, should be appropriately managed, supervised and supported.
Safe and Secure Standard 5 Working Safely Organisations must ensure they adopt safe working practice.
Safe and Secure Standard 6 Communicating Effectively Organisations should ensure that workers know how to talk to, listen and relate to children with whom they come in contact.
Safe and Secure Standard 7 Responding to Concerns Workers must develop awareness of the issues surrounding abuse, be able to recognise possible signs and symptoms and respond appropriately.
Safe and Secure Standard 8 Pastoral Care Organisation should ensure pastoral care and support is available to all those affected by abuse.
Safe and Secure Standard 9 Managing Those Who pose a Risk Organisation must supervise and manage those who pose a risk.
Safe and Secure Standard 10 Working in Partnership Organisations working in specialised areas, culturally diverse settings or through partner organisations or agencies must ensure appropriate safeguarding policies and procedures are in place.
London Safeguarding Children Board Kids Are Safe Here 6 minute safeguarding DVD for parents, carers and visitors to a place of worship. Click link to view.
London Safeguarding Children Board Group discussion
For further help and information contact CCPAS: PO Box 133, Swanley, Kent, BR8 7UQ