Mandatory Child Safeguarding Training

The Safeguarding Office has recently sent out emails to all the Parishes about this new mandatory training course.

Our first two courses, 14th October and 18th November are aimed towards the Diocesan Clergy and to the new leaders of groups involving children and young people. These are now full.

This course is now being offered to the following groups/individuals:

  • All Clergy
  • At least one leader/coordinator/deputy from each Church activity which includes children
  • Key personnel with responsibility for safeguarding, e.g. Designated Liaison Person’s, advisors, support personnel
  • Advisory Panel personnel
  • PSC chair and deputy

Further dates are as follows:

All Saints Parish Centre, Ballymena
30th November & 7th December 2017 – 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm (both sessions MUST be attended to complete the training)

Belfast – Greencastle, Newtownabbey
16th January & 23rd January 2018 – 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm (both sessions MUST be attended to complete the training)

The Parish Centre, Newcastle
24th February 2018 – 10:00 – 4:00 pm

All Saints Parish Centre, Ballymena
3rd March 2018 – 10:00 – 4:00 pm

The Parish Centre, Newcastle
15th May & 22nd May 2018 – 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm (both sessions MUST be attended to complete the training)

St Bernards Parish Centre, Belfast
10th June 2018 – 10:00 – 4:00 pm

Please contact Lorna at office@soddc.org or by phone on 028 90492798 to reserve your place.

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