Child Safe Standards – Policy Workshop (Sept/Oct)

On 1 January 2017, Victoria introduced compulsory minimum Child Safe Standards for organisations, including sporting clubs, that provide services for children to help protect children from abuse.

Who Should Attend:  All club’s that are yet to meet the compulsory minimum standards.

This workshop will focus on using VicSport Policy Template (Child Safe Standard 2) to help Clubs meet the 7 compulsory Child Safe Standards.

The outcomes from this workshop will be:

  • a Draft Policy Document that participants can take back to their committees and clubs for approval.
  • an action plan of tasks that need to be attended to when implementing the policy. Eg Code of Conduct, Reporting flowchart.

Note if your Sport has a Policy Template please bring that along to the workshops.

Changes to the Working with Children Check requirements will be discussed.

All Workshops 6:00pm to 7:30pm  (Booking Form Below)

12th Sept – Hamilton – Melville Oval Grandstand, Hamilton

13th Sept – Camperdown – Killara Centre, Manifold St Camperdown

19th Sept – Port Fairy – Community Services Centre,

20th Sept – Portland – Reception Room, Glenelg Shire Office (enter back door) Portland

26th Sept – Casterton – Venue to be confirmed

3rd Oct – Warrnambool – Archie Graham Centre, Timor St, Warrnambool

An overview of the Child Safe Standards: http://southwestsport.com.au/child-safe-standards-for-sporting-clubs/ 

For further information on the workshops call Mark Taylor ph 5561 1689 or email mark@southwestsport.com.au







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