Book Your Place for the Induction Sessions for Safeguarding Children – Policy and Standards for the Catholic Church in Ireland, 2016

National Office staff will facilitate three inductions sessions in each ecclesiastical provincial area in the coming months.  These are the only sessions being facilitated, so attendance for each Church body is vital.  The sessions will not be repeated after the dates below: Dublin – 17th (10:00-14:00 and 14.30- 18.30) 18th and 19th February 2016 (10:00- 15:00 each day) in the […]

Presentations and speeches from the National Safeguarding Conference – 27th &28th February 2015

The National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland held its first National Conference in the Sheraton Hotel, Athlone on 27th & 28th February 2015. Archbishop Eamon Martin delivered the opening address.

Book Places for Upcoming Training

The Training Strategy outlines training that will be delivered by the National Office during 2013-2015.

Training The Trainers Video

Safeguarding awareness programmes at parish level are delivered by ‘trainers’ who themselves have been trained by tutors at national level.

Guidance on Leave and Restriction from Ministry

This document has been produced by the National Board following an extensive consultation process. It represents guidance rather than direction for the Church.

NBSCCCI Training – Tutors

See NBSCCC panel of Tutors – those who train the trainers in dioceses and congregations.

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Book Your Place for the Induction Sessions for Safeguarding Children – Policy and Standards for the Catholic Church in Ireland, 2016

National Office staff will facilitate three inductions sessions in each ecclesiastical provincial area in the coming months.  These are the only sessions being facilitated, so attendance for each Church body is vital.  The sessions will not be repeated after the dates below: Dublin – 17th (10:00-14:00 and 14.30- 18.30) 18th and 19th February 2016 (10:00- 15:00 each day) in the […]

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Newsletter January 2016

The Safeguarding Office has now published our latest newsletter. You can download the newsletter by following the link below Newsletter January 2016

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20 Review Reports on Child Safeguarding Practice published today- 2 December 2015

20 Reports completed by the National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church and published penultimate Tranche shows progress continuing. With only one further tranche of reviews to be completed and published it is clear that Safeguarding practice within the Church has improved and this set of 20 reviews reinforces that.

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Overview Report of 20 congregations reviewed (published 2 December 2015)

Overview of Safeguarding Practice Arising From Twenty Child Safeguarding Reviews, including 3 male Orders and 17 female Congregations. The Reports being made public today are the second last tranche of reviews under the current methodologies.

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