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Ireland Active Children First Safeguarding Course

Wednesday 28 June 2017

The course is suitable for all Managers, Designated Liaison Persons and Facility Staff.

This is a 4 hour course is delivered by a trained Ireland Active Child Welfare Tutor. 

This course educates participants on the implementation of best practice in protecting the welfare of all children.


The course is a mix of theory and group work. 

On completion of the course, the following areas will be discussed.

(a) Have a basic knowledge of Children First (2011) and relevant legislation (b) Implement best practice in protecting the welfare of participants in your facility

(c) Know how to recognise child protection and welfare concerns (d) List categories of abuse and some indicators associated with abuse

(e) Know how to respond appropriately to child protection and welfare concerns

(f) Understand the importance of agencies having effective child protection policies, procedures and practices

Target Group

This is a mandatory course for (a) any person responsible for managing staff and (b) staff working or volunteering with children in any capacity.


Upcoming Course

Date: Wednesday the 28th of June, 10am-2pm

Venue: Irish Sport HQ, National Sports Campus, Dublin 15

Book: Email for a booking form

Cost: Ireland Active members €20, non-members €30

Places are limited and will be on a first come-first served basis.  

Participants aged 16 or 17 years will need to request a Parental Consent form.

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