Free Child Abuse & Neglect Prevention / Mandatory Reporting Workshop

Region: 
Gold Coast
Organiser: 
NAPCAN
When: 
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 9:30am to 2:30pm
Pricing: 
FREE
Location
Suburb: 
Palm Beach
State: 
QLD
Contact
Name: 
NAPCAN
Phone No.: 
07 3287 3533
Workshop covers essential knowledge for anyone working with children and young people, particularly those covered by mandatory reporting requirements. Learn about child abuse and neglect prevention and how you can play your part in keeping children safe from harm.

Description:

This interactive workshop covers essential knowledge for anyone working with children and young people, particularly those covered by mandatory reporting requirements.

Duration: 9.30-2.30pm

Topics covered:

  • Roles and responsibilities in the prevention of child abuse and neglect
  • Legislative roles and responsibilities in relation to reporting child abuse and neglect (i.e. mandatory reporting)
  • Organisational/individual responsibility in responding to early indicators of harm and family support needs
  • Definitions of child abuse and neglect including recognising harm indicators and child/family risk and protective factors
  • How to respond to disclosures of child abuse and neglect
  • Prevention strategies and practices.

Who should attend?

  • This workshop covers essential knowledge for anyone who has anything to do with children and young people either indirectly or directly.
  • Important for all employees and volunteers.

Catering: Tea and coffee will be provided.

This session runs from 9.30-2.30pm with allocated breaks including a lunch break for all participants. As the workshop is delivered free of charge to the community, we are not able to offer catering, therefore we ask that you BYO your lunch or make yourself familiar with the location of the training to buy lunch. Please be mindful that fridge might not be available depends on the training location.

Cost: FREE

**A maximum of 5 people per organisation can register per workshop**

Note re venues: We are still confirming venues for some of our workshops. Once registration is complete you will be notified when this is available.

To book, participants will need to visit www.napcan.org.au and click on the Training link. Or direct link to https://napcan.ismartsoftware.net/iRegister/Courses

NAPCAN – the National Association for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect – promotes world-class child abuse prevention research; advocates for child safe policies and strategies; coordinates campaigns and initiatives; and demonstrates best practice.