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):
|Dinas Powys, Vale of Glamorgan||Saturday, 1 July 2017||More information|
|Edgware, Middlesex||Saturday, 15 July 2017||More information|
|Rotherham, South Yorkshire||Saturday, 15 July 2017||More information|
|Nottingham, Nottinghamshire||Saturday, 22 July 2017||More information|
|Kingston Upon Hull||Saturday, 29 July 2017||More information|
|London E2||Saturday, 16 September 2017||More information|
|Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire||Saturday, 16 September 2017||More information|
|Pontefract, West Yorkshire||Saturday, 16 September 2017||More information|
|Wymondham Norfolk||Saturday, 16 September 2017||More information|
|Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire||Saturday, 23 September 2017||More information|
|Swanley, Kent||Wednesday, 27 September 2017||More information|
|Carlisle, Cumbria||Saturday, 30 September 2017||More information|
|Rugby, Warwickshire||Saturday, 14 October 2017||More information|
|Doncaster, South Yorkshire||Saturday, 14 October 2017||More information|
|Sandbach, Cheshire||Saturday, 14 October 2017||More information|
|Edinburgh, Scotland||Saturday, 28 October 2017||More information|
|Orpington, Kent||Saturday, 4 November 2017||More information|
|Earley, Berkshire||Saturday, 4 November 2017||More information|
|York, North Yorkshire||Saturday, 25 November 2017||More information|
|Market Harborough, Leicestershire||Saturday, 2 December 2017||More information|
|Wombourne, Staffordshire||Saturday, 13 January 2018||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.
|NEW! A POLICY WRITING WORKSHOP FOR MEMBERS ONLY||Swanley||Wednesday, 05 July 2017||More Information|
|SAFEGUARDING COORDINATORS' CONFERENCE - BRIDGING THE GAP||Coventry, West Midlands||Saturday, 07 October 2017||More Information|
|DBS AND ELIGIBILITY TRAINING||Swanley||Saturday, 18 November 2017||More Information|
|DOMESTIC ABUSE-IN CHURCHES TOO||Swanley||Monday, 27 November 2017||More Information|
WORKING WITH THOSE WHO MAY POSE A RISK TRAINING EVENT
|Swanley, Kent||Thursday, 19 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 has held two Compliancy Forums 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 September 2016 and February 2017 at West London Family Church, Fulham, SW6 7QA.
A thirds is now planned for Saturday 16th September. The course will run 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, please register your interest by email or phone to David Pearson (with numbers of attendees):
Tel: 01777 322065 (leave a message)
Numbers of attendees will be 20-25 and will be registered on a first come first served basis.
We shall then co-ordinate another event when there are 20-25 registered as interested.