A sample of medical professionals attending Safe Children Conference 2019

  • Hospital personnel engaged in the admission, examination, care, or treatment of persons

  • Physician

  • Registered physician assistant

  • Surgeon

  • Medical examiner

  • Dentist

  • Optometrist

  • Resident

  • Intern

  • Psychologist

  • Registered nurse

  • Emergency medical technician

  • Licensed creative arts therapist

  • Licensed mental health counsellor

  • Licensed psychoanalyst

Safe Children Conference 2019 | Summary Program

Safe Children Conference 2019 | Promote the welfare of children

All medical professionals irrespective of role, grade or position promote the welfare of children and protect them from harm. They know it is not okay to do nothing if they have any information that a child has been, is being or is at risk of being abused or neglected. Building a culture of patient safety and quality of care is of paramount to hospitals, dental practices, psychologists etc..both are very powerful drivers of reform and improvement in services.  Improvements in the medical industry have already been made and others are underway. 

The Safe Children Conference is run by CAPS (Child Abuse Prevention Service) a non-religious, non-political, non-government benevolent organisation. It arms delegates with tools to create a safe child environment as well as Government updates and the latest information from The Children’s Guardian, The National Office for Child Safety and Child Wise.

  • The aim of the Safe Children Conference’s prevention and treatment breakout sessions is to help medical professionals create an environment that promotes the empowerment of children.

  • Get a clear understanding of the National Principles for Child Safe Organisations and how to implement them effectively

  • If you are participating in continuing education the Safe Children Conference supports this by awarding delegates with six live contact hours.

  • The breakout sessions will also make a difference to help medical professionals identify and report abuse cases more readily.

  • Keep up to date with frameworks and strategies identified in Royal Commission Report

o   Reviewing of the National Office for Child Safety

o   Redress Scheme updates

o   NSW State Government responses

o   The Children's Guardian, NSW Children’s Guardian Ms Janet Schorer will present in the morning of the conference.

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