CCPAS undertake regular training for churches to ensure that churches are fully aware of their safeguarding obligations. AoG works in close partnership with CCPAS, and endorses their training.
FACING THE UNTHINKABLE
A specially-designed seminar for leaders and those working with children, young people and vulnerable adults.
This seminar covers many different topics, including:
• How to deal with concerns or allegations of abuse
• Signs and symptoms
• Sexual offenders and grooming
• Developing good practice in work with children, young people and vulnerable adults
• Supporting victims of abuse
• Working with offenders
• Safer recruitment of workers and volunteers
• Working with social workers, the police, Local Authority Designated Officers, the DBS and the Charity Commission.
Current dates are (please check the CCPAS website as these dates may be subject to change):
|Cwmbran, Torfaen||Saturday, 1 April 2017||More information|
|Fareham||Saturday, 1 April 2017||More information|
|North Kensington, London||Saturday, 8 April 2017||More information|
|Leicester||Saturday, 8 April 2017||More information|
|Swanley||Thursday, 20 April 2017||More information|
|Garstang, Preston||Saturday, 22 April 2017||More information|
|Addlestone, Surrey||Saturday, 29 April 2017||More information|
|Ayr, Scotland||Saturday, 13 May 2017||More information|
|Chepstow||Saturday, 13 May 2017||More information|
|Portsmouth||Saturday, 20 May 2017||More information|
|Exmouth||Saturday, 20 May 2017||More information|
|Swanley||Friday, 16 June 2017||More information|
|Kempston, Bedfordshire||Saturday, 17 June 2017||More information|
|Rotherham||Saturday, 15 July 2017||More information|
|Swanley||Wednesday, 27 September 2017||More information|
To confirm the above dates and for all information, including how to book, please go to the CCPAS website: www.ccpas.co.uk
EBULK FOR BEGINNERS
This is a basic training session for those who need a helping hand wit the CCPAS online ebulk system for processing DBS checks. It covers logging in, processing applications, entering ID and requesting the correct level of check.
|SAFER RECRUITMENT TRAINING EVENT||Birmingham||Saturday, 29 April 2017||More information|
|DISCLOSURE AND DBS ELIGIBILITY TRAINING||Swanley||Wednesday, 10 May 2017||More information|
|DOMESTIC ABUSE - IN CHURCHES TOO!||Swanley||Wednesday, 14 June 2017||More information|
|NEW! A POLICY WRITING WORKSHOP FOR MEMBERS ONLY||Swanley||Wednesday, 5 July 2017||More information|
|Safeguarding Coordinators Conference||Coventry, West Midlands||Saturday, 7 October 2017||More information|
Ring Karen at CCPAS for more details about either event or to book on 0845 120 45 50 option 3, or book online at www.ccpas.co.uk
COMPLIANCY SAFEGUARDING FORUM FOR CHURCHES WITH ENGLISH AS A 2nd LANGUAGE
AoG held a Compliancy Forum for Pastors and Leaders of small or newly-established Churches or Charities. (priority for those with or seeking AoG Status). Extra help for Churches with English as a 2nd language in February at West London Family Church, Fulham, SW6 7QA. The course ran 10am prompt to 3.30pm finish and cost £25 per person for refreshments, light lunch, training & handouts (£5 discount for each additional person from the same church).
If this is something you think would benefit you and your church if there were to be another event, would you please register your interest by email or phone to David Pearson (with numbers of attendees):
Tel: 01777 322065 (leave a message)
We shall then co-ordinate another event when there are 20-25 registered as interested.