Safegaurding 1, 2 & 3 Workshops

Safegaurding 1, 2 & 3 Workshops

Safeguarding 1 - Code of Ethics Basic Awareness/Child Protection Workshop (3 hrs)
This workshop is for the benefit of everyone involved in children's sport (children, parents/guardians, sports leaders etc). It provides introductory information on codes of conduct, bullying, recruitment etc. together with child protection guidelines. By following the principles, policy and practical guidelines contained in the Code, sports leaders are playing their part in providing a safe and enjoyable environment in which children can learn and thrive.
Date: Thursday 26th October 2017
Venue: Leitrim County Council Offices, Carrick on Shannon
Time: 7.00 – 10.00pm
Cost - €20.00
Safeguarding 2 – Club Children’s Officer Workshop (3 hrs)
A person appointed to the Club Children’s Officer position must have completed the Child Welfare & Protection Basic Awareness workshop and should complete the NEW Club Children’s Officer 3 hour Training Course. This course will help the Club Children’s Officer to carry out the function of their role in the club and support the implementation of best practice in the club. Participants will also receive a Club Children’s Officer Action Planning document as part of the training.
Date: Thursday 16th November 2017
Venue: Leitrim County Council Offices, Carrick on Shannon
Time: 7.00 – 10.00pm
Cost - €20.00

Safeguarding 3 – Designated Liaison Person Workshop (3hrs)
The Designated Liaison Person is responsible for reporting allegations or suspicions of child abuse to TUSLA Child and Family Agency or Social Services (NI) and/or An Garda Siochána. It is recommended that this person is a senior club person. However, if there is difficulty identifying a separate individual to take this role, the Club Children’s Officer can be appointed as Designated Liaison Person once the club/organisation is clear about the responsibilities of each role. The organisation’s child protection policy and procedures should include the name and contact details of the Designated Liaison Person and the responsibilities attached to the role.
Date: Thursday 7th December 2017
Venue: Leitrim County Council Offices, Carrick on Shannon
Time: 7.00 – 10.00pm
If you are interested in participating on any of these courses, please contact Leitrim Sports Partnership, 071 9650498, or email sports@leitrimcoco.ie.There are a limited number of places on this courses, which will be offered on a first come first served basis.