Join the Conversation - How can child welfare and youth-serving organisations keep children safe?

Join the Conversation - How can child welfare and youth-serving organisations keep children safe?

15 September 2016
Join the Conversation - How can child welfare and youth-serving organisations keep children safe?

This webinar described evidence-based solutions to creating child-safe cultures in child and family welfare organisations.

Please post your comments and questions below.

This webinar presented key issues and challenges for policy and practice, and the research implications of the gaps in our knowledge for keeping children safe in organisational contexts.

A full recording of this webinar is available on our YouTube Channel.

The audio, transcript and presentation slides are also available.

Key resources and further reading

  • Creating Child Safe Institutions
    Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, July 2016
  • Safeguarding Children
    The Australian Council for Children and Youth Organisation’s Safeguarding Children is an accreditation program run by the Australian Childhood Foundation
  • We Put Children First
    We Put Children First
     is a resource from Life Without Barriers that provides information about child safety and well-being, and includes guidelines about what constitutes illegal, unacceptable, and concerning behaviour in relation to children.
  • Child Wise
    Child Wise has published the 12 Steps to Building Child Safe Organisations resource and conducts regular training, such as Choose with Care and cybersafety programs.
  • Erooga, M. (ed). (2012). Creating safer organisations: Practical steps to prevent the abuse of children by those working with them. Wiley-Blackwell: Chichester, UK.
  • AIFS resources on organisational issues:

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