Course Content:

This course forms Module 1 of the safeguarding programme

Safe Church gives delegates the opportunity to take time to consider and reflect how good safeguarding practice should be integral to all areas of ministry with children. This two day course covers
• Safeguarding in The Salvation Army – an overview
• Neglect
• Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE)
• Radicalisation
• Digital Media
• Equality, Diversity and Safeguarding
• Abuse within a Christian context

Delegates should be aware that the subject of sexual abuse is discussed in considerable detail and a survivor of sexual abuse within a Christian context tells their story. A member of the wellbeing unit is available for the duration of the course.

Other courses helpful for preparation
• Child Safeguarding Level 1 (Safe & Sound for Everyone – S&S 1) (required)
• Child Safeguarding Level 2 (Safe & Sound for Leaders – S&S 2)
• Adult Safeguarding Level 1 (required)
• Adult Safeguarding Level 2
• iLearn Safeguarding

Other courses helpful for development
•Safeguarding courses offered by the Local Authority

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Who Should Apply?

Corps leaders, Divisional leaders, Divisional staff, Regional Specialists, Corps children’s and youth workers (paid and volunteer)
NB: March date is recommended to volunteers as it is a weekend)

When booking this course, it is required that you attend the Domestic Abuse Information and Awareness course as well. Please ensure both forms are sent in.

Venue & Dates

William Booth College
30-31 October 2017
3-4 March 2018
22-23 May 2018

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of this course, delegates should be able to:
• Explain child safeguarding issues and practice within a church and ministry context
• Understand the necessity of having a knowledge of safeguarding issues and practice within the church and ministry context

Presenter(s):

Safeguarding Department, Barry Osborne, Jennifer Laurent-Smart

Learning Hours:

15 hours

Places Available:

Oct 2017:16
Mar 2018:20
May 2018:19