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In the coming months, there are going to be several new safeguarding modules as laid out by the House of Bishops Guidance which was produced at the start of 2017.

These modules will be both online and face to face. More details will follow as and when the modules become live.

Until such a time we are going to continue using both Level 1 and Level 2.

C0 Online Children and Adult Safeguarding Module: This module is a pre-requisite for attending any other core training module. This Module Will be Live in September 

C1 Online Safeguarding Foundation: This basic course explores safeguarding in the church context and equips participants with the skills and knowledge to know when and how to report concerns. This Module Will be Live in September

C2 Safeguarding Leadership: This module equips participants to embed healthy safeguarding practice and to respond to safeguarding situations from a leading position. This is face to face training and can be booked by following the link further down this page entitled Training Dates. This Module Will be Live in September 

C3 Safeguarding for Licensed Clergy and Licensed Lay Readers and Elders: This module equips those licensed by the Bishop both Clergy and Laity to embed healthy safeguarding practice and to respond to safeguarding situations. This is face to face training and can be booked by following the link further down this page entitled Training Dates. This Module Will be Live in September

Our current training is endorsed by the Suffolk Safeguarding Childrens Board and also the Suffolk Safeguarding Adults Board.

 

Level 1.  A paper-based Diocesan Safeguarding Induction (Induction Training)

Level 2.  Diocesan Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults Training (Raising Awareness of Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups)

It is recommended that everyone who works with children, young people or vulnerable adults should download, print and read the Induction document. Additionally, those who are committed to regular, practical involvement or who have responsibility for the organisation and management of activities for children or vulnerable adults should attend Raising Awareness of Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups once every three years.

David Butcher - Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor and former police officer specialising in child and adult abuse investigation (a Reader and active member of a parish in the Diocese) leads the Safeguarding Team, with the assistance of Craig Hutton, Safeguarding Trainer and Training Co-Ordinator and Sally Fitch, Safeguarding  Administrator. The training is endorsed by the Suffolk Safeguarding Children Board and the Suffolk Safeguarding Adults Board.


  • Training Verification Form -+

    If you complete a Suffolk Safeguarding Children Board accredited course on behalf of your employment or other voluntary organisation, you do not need to attend a Diocesan training event.  Please familiarise yourself with the induction material, complete a Training Verification Form and return it to the diocesan safeguarding training administrator.

Contact us

For all enquiries about safeguarding training please contact:

Craig Hutton, Diocesan Safeguarding Trainer and Training Co-Ordinator, on 01473 298552 or craig.hutton@cofesuffolk.org

Sally Fitch, Diocesan Safeguarding Administrator, on 01473 298540 or safeguarding.training@cofesuffolk.org

If a child or adult is at risk of immediate harm call 999 now.  To report an online concern to the Police Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre, click the button below.


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