Methodist Church Creating Safer Spaces: Advanced Module 2019 Training

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Eastington Methodist Church

3 The Cross

Eastington

GL10 3AA

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Advanced Module Training

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The Methodist Church Creating Safer Space Advanced Module 2019 Training (Core Learning Session).

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The Methodist Church Creating Safer Space Advanced Module 2019 Training (Core Learning Session).

The module comprises three parts and this event is specifically thye Core Learning Session. Attendees will be required to complete the Essential Preparation in advance of attending this day.

Essential preparation (1 hour 30 minutes) This can be done individually or in groups subject to local arrangements.

Core learning session (4 hours)

Handbook (a resource for further study)

Aims:

The aim of the Advanced Module is to consolidate and develop your previous safeguarding learning and to explore what this means in your designated role of responsibility within the Church further equip you with skills and resources to be confident in promoting good practice in the Church and community extend your understanding of responding well to different groups within the Church community.

Engagement with all three elements of the Advanced Module will enable you to meet these aims.

Core List – Required Attendance

 Safeguarding Officer – District

 Safeguarding Officer – Circuit

 Safeguarding Officer - Church

 Members of the District Safeguarding Group

 Members of the District Policy Committee

 All presbyters or deacons with an active preaching or pastoral ministry (including supernumerary ministers)

 Those who are in paid employment or a voluntary role which includes leadership within the Methodist Church, involving direct work with children, young people or vulnerable adults

 Lay persons who are appointed to exercise pastoral leadership within a local church

 Local preachers

Local Preachers should enrol and complete the Advanced Module at the earliest

opportunity after receiving a Note to Preach and completing the Foundation Module. Both

modules must be completed by the end of the second year of training and before their

second interview on trial, whichever occurs first.

 Worship leaders

Worship Leaders should enrol and complete the Advanced Module at the earliest opportunity after commencing training and completing the Foundation Module. Both modules must be complete by the end of the second year of training and before their appointment by the Church Council, whichever occurs first.

 Those who deliver the Foundation Module

October 2019

 Members of the Connexional Complaint Panels, Discipline Committees, Pastoral and

Appeals Committees

 Those in recognised roles involving pioneering, fresh expressions or evangelism

 Mentors for the Youth Participation Scheme

 Members of the Safeguarding Committee

Warmly invited but not mandatory

 Supernumerary ministers apart from those who have an active preaching or pastoral

ministry.

 Specific groups not required to attend the whole module should attend training covering

specific sections eg volunteers in direct work with children, young people or vulnerable

adults.

Recognition of Church of England Training

The Methodist Church recognises the Church of England Leadership Module (previously called C2) as equivalent and qualifying training to the Advanced Module. Therefore, those who have undertaken that Church of England course will have satisfied attendance requirements listed above in the Methodist Church.

Refreshments will be available from 9.30 with a start time of 10.00 and there will be a break for lunch.

Delegates are requested to bring their own lunch.

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