Child Protection Awareness Programme for Youth Theatre Leaders/Facilitators

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Carmelite Community Centre

56 Aungier Street

Dublin 2

Ireland

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This 1-day Child Protection programme is aimed at staff and volunteers in the youth arts sector, working with young people

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Participants will :

  • Have an understanding of the relevance of child safeguarding and protection to their work;
  • Be aware of the broader context for this work (legislation and guidelines);
  • Have explored a range of attitudes in relation to this issue;
  • Be aware of the definitions of child abuse;
  • Be aware of how workers might become aware of/have concerns about abuse;
  • Have an understanding of the steps in a recruitment and selection process for those working with children/young people;
  • Have an understanding of possible responses to dealing with disclosures/concerns/suspicions;
  • Be aware of reporting procedures and responsibilities;
  • Have explored how to work safely with young people.
  • Q&A

Attendance for the full days training is required. Tea & Coffee will be available from 10am-10.30am. Lunch is not included.

This training will be facilitated by Louise Holian - Youth Theatre Ireland's Child Protection & Welfare Officer.

louise@youththeatre.ie

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Carmelite Community Centre

56 Aungier Street

Dublin 2

Ireland

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