In partnership with the eSafety Commissioner, CEDP and the Diocesan Office for Safeguarding would like to invite all interested parishioners to join one of the following free webinars for parents and carers:
These live webinars explore the latest research and they are a great way to learn how you can help your child develop the skills to be safer online. All sessions are delivered by the eSafety Commission’s expert educators.
About the webinars
- Helping kids thrive online: is a one hour live webinar suitable for parents and carers of young people aged 5-12 years old.
- Tech, teens and time online: is a one hour live webinar suitable for parents and carers of young people aged 12-18 years old.
Both sessions will cover topics including:
- ideas to start the chat about harmful content, contact with strangers and online bullying/harassment
- strategies for addressing common digital parenting challenges
- skills that young people need to protect themselves online
- how to get help if things go wrong
What you need to do
Please register for the course on the secondary site via the following link:
2. Diocesan Child Protection Policy
The following policy aims to provide guidance in relation to expected professional standards, mandatory requirements, and best practices approaches for people working with children and young people in the pastoral sector of the Diocese.
4. The 3Rs - Reassure, Record and Report
This is a helpful tool of three steps to follow in order to help respond to receiving information indicating a possible risk of immediate harm to, or a report of current or historical abuse of, a child or adult.
6. Integrity in the Service of the Church
This Document outlines the principles of conduct for any lay person who performs paid or volunteer work in the service of the Church (Church worker). Church Workers, along with clergy and religious, contribute to the mission of the church. This document deals with the behavioural standards expected of them in their work. This document is for organisations and bodies within the Church to which Church Workers belong. It is also for those who employ, engage, assign, supervise, train or are responsible for Church Workers.