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Creating Child Safe Organisations

Start:Tue 29 May 2018
End:Wed 30 May 2018
The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse brought the widespread abuse of children in care to national attention. With over 400 recommendations, the Commission highlighted the need to be proactive and purposeful in creating child safe organisations, to take children seriously and give them a voice.

The Creating Child Safe Organisations conference will explore what organisations can do to ensure the safety of children in their care. It will look at what can be done now as well as policy and mandates that may occur in the future.

Presentations will come from senior people in the Royal Commission, Government, OOHC, Schools, Religious institutions, Disability Services and Sports and Recreational groups.

This conference will cover
- Implementing a child safe culture and standards
- Cultivating supportive environments to empower children
- Strengthening incident reporting and investigation
- Using evidence to inform best practice
- Upskilling staff with the skills and knowledge to protect children
- Improving information sharing across organisations

- Update from a Royal Commissioner
- NSW Deputy Ombudsman
- 10 practical case studies
- A youth commissioner
- Personal story as told by a survivor
and more...

Who will attend?
Organisations, institutions and departments who have care or responsibility for children, including:
- Out-of-home care
- Schools
- Disability services
- Sports and recreation groups
- Religious
- Government

With responsibilities for:
- Governance/Leadership
- Quality and Review
- Safeguarding
- Child Protection
- Risk
- Investigation
- Wellbeing and Pastoral Care
- Residential/Client Services

Standard Delegate Rates: AUD 3099
Discounted Rates for Not-for-Profit Organisations and Schools: AUD 2099
Commercial Solutions Provider: AUD 4099

Speakers: Robert Fitzgerald AM, Deidre Cheers, Steve Kinmond, Elaine Heaney
L'Aqua Sydney, Cockle Bay Wharf, Sydney
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