A sample of volunteer job roles expected to attend Safe Children Conference 2019

  • Provider of family or group family day care

  • Employee or volunteer in a residential care facility for children

  • Day care centre worker

  • Emergency medical technician

  • Peace officer

Safe Children Conference 2019 | Summary Program

One day, multiple benefits:

As a volunteer working with children creating a safe child environment is paramount for the children you work with.  You play a key part in the delivery of child services delivering a variety of expertise in your community and/or organisation to achieve better outcomes for children. Without your dedication and generosity, communities and organisations could not do the work. You need a sound reason to attend the Safe Children Conference, we understand time is precious to you, taking this one day to learn, stay up to date and reflect will have a lasting affect on you and the children you work with.

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. Key conference take homes include:

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

  • The breakout sessions will also make a difference to help volunteers 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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