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Safeguarding Children training - Child Protection Leads – Online

June 02, 2023 at 11:16 AM

From the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse –


Wednesday 14 June 2023


9:30am - 12pm




Safeguarding Children



This course will give you a deeper understanding of appropriate responses to child protection concerns by working through scenarios relevant to your sector.

Register for this event

Listing of training and other events does not constitute endorsement by the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse. Information is as provided by the organiser. For further information or queries about training or events, please contact the organiser using the links or contact details provided.

Organisations now recognise the importance of having a child protection lead, also known as child protection officer or designated person for child protection. If you are in the role of child protection lead in your organisation this course will help you understand what the responsibilities of that role are and how to meet those responsibilities.

What will I learn?

  • A greater understanding of the responsibilities attached to your lead role.​
  • Gain confidence in policies and procedures and embedding them across your organisation.​
  • Recognise the role of your setting in providing early help to vulnerable children in order to minimise and manage risk.​
  • Managing concerns regarding a child in need of protection or regarding an employee or volunteer of the organisation.​
  • ‘Professional dangerousness’
  • Difficult conversations
  • Reporting thresholds and ‘grey’ areas

Who is this course for?

  • Child Protection Leads, Designated Person for Child Protection
  • Anyone who has the role of being the key person for Child Protection in the organisation

Safeguarding Children also have tailored options of the Safeguarding and Child Protection training for the following sectors: Youth, School, Early Childhood Education, Primary Care, OSCAR, Social Service Providers.

To find out more about upcoming training from Safeguarding Children, offered in-person in various locations and online, visit their upcoming events page

For questions, phone 027 772 4469 or email 


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Category: Training