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Child Protection Leads for Play, Active Recreation & Sport

Sport, Active Recreation and Play organisations now recognise the importance of having a child protection lead, also known as child protection officer or designated person for child protection. If you are in the role of child protection lead in your organisation this course will help you understand what the responsibilities of that role are and how to meet those responsibilities.

This course will give you a deeper understanding of appropriate responses to child protection concerns by working through scenarios likely to arise in your sector.

What will I learn?

  • A greater understanding of the responsibilities attached to your lead role.​
  • Gain confidence in policies and procedures and embedding them across your organisation.​
  • Recognise the role of your setting in providing early help to vulnerable children in order to minimise and manage risk.​
  • Managing concerns regarding a child in need of protection or regarding an employee or volunteer of the organisation.​
  • “Professional dangerousness”.
  • Difficult conversations.
  • Reporting thresholds and ‘grey’ areas.

Who is this course for?

  • Child Protection Leads, Designated Person for Child Protection within play, active recreation and sport
  • Anyone who has the role of being the key person for Child Protection in the organisation

Key Information

Format: PowerPoint presentation with group work activities and discussion
Delivery: Webinar (virtual) or Seminar (face to face)
Duration: Webinar 2 hours, Seminar 3.5 hours (both with short break and Q&A’s included)
Certificate: Certificate issued via email upon completion of course
Price (incl. GST):
Public: Webinar $60pp Check availability
In-house: Contact us for a price for your organisation

“Amazing online delivery. Very informative. I work in a school environment where courses are presented regularly on this topic as part of our professional development, however I would have to say this was one of the better courses that I have attended. Straightforward, informative and to the point.”

Safeguarding Children

Charities Number: CC49059
NZBN: 9429043276134

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