About this Event
All parents, voluntary, community and faith organisations need to understand their safeguarding roles and responsibilities to help keep children and young people safe from abuse, neglect, sexual exploitation, extremism and radicalisation and to promote their
We have seen from recent high-profile inquiries the immense and long-lasting damage caused when abuse is perpetrated by someone in a community or faith-related role.
Voluntary, community and faith-based groups play a major role in the lives of many children and young people as it is estimated that more than 10,000 children attend these settings on daily basis after school or at weekends.
The conference will bring together voluntary, community and faith leaders, volunteers, tutors and parents to explore some of the current safeguarding issues, challenges that they face, identify what is helping and what is hindering their work, lessons learnt
on individual journeys of improvement and what more is needed to be done to keeping children safe.
Workshops/Talks on the day will focus on:
- child protection
- child sexual exploitation
- safeguarding from extremism and radicalisation
- online safety
- dealing with hate-related crimes
- developing effective policies and procedures
- registering as a charity
Who should attend?
The conference is open to a wide range of people interested in safeguarding children and young people in voluntary, community and faith context including:
- voluntary, community and faith settings
- specialists and child protection charities
- BCSB representatives
- Mainstream schools
Benefits of attending:
Delegates attending this conference will:
- understand safeguarding issues within voluntary, community and faith context and ways of dealing with these
- begin to explore the challenges and opportunities working between voluntary, community and faith sector and mainstream organisations
- develop a greater appreciation for the role of voluntary, community and faith sector in keeping safe.
Certificates will be presented on the day for the workshops attended.
Date & Venue
Saturday 23rd November 2019, 9.30am until 1.30pm, The Great Hall, University of Bradford, Richmond Building, Bradford, BD7 1DP.
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