Safeguarding for Incumbents
Tuesday 17th May, 10.30am-4.00pm at Trinity House
Trainer: DSA, with voluntary trainers
For: New clergy of incumbent status and/or with charge of a congregation, and clergy new to the diocese
understand safeguarding children and adults in a church environment and the national context
develop safer working practices: familiarity with ‘A Safe Church’ Diocesan policies, procedures and guidelines, and the role of the Diocesan Safeguarding Team
understanding the role and vulnerabilities of clergy, especially the incumbent/priest in charge
- exploring abuse of children and adults, and know when and how to refer concerns and seek advice.