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Introduction to Child Safe Practice - Melbourne

Learn the key elements of child safe practice and how to apply them in your day-to-day interactions with children and young people at your workplace.

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (AUS Eastern Standard Time)

Thursday 21st November, 2019

Save the Children Office

33 Lincoln Square South, Carlton, VIC

Registrations for this event are closed.

Introduction to Child Safe Practice

This 3-hour program is designed for staff who work with children or young people who already have an understanding of child abuse and the indicators of abuse. It provides an overview of the national and relevant state child safe standards and principles depending on where the organisation is located. It aims to assist staff and volunteers to understand the legislative context and how the standards apply to their organisation, and to their day to day work with children and young people.

  • Legislative and policy context
  • Barriers and challenges to creating a child safe environment
  • Sexual abuse – managing the risks (learnings from the Royal Commission)
  • Building a child safe organisation
  • Responding to incidents, disclosures or allegations
  • Empowering children
Learning Outcomes
  • Learn the elements of child safe practice and culture
  • Understand the dynamics of sexual offending and grooming
  • Build confidence in responding to incidents, allegations or disclosures of child abuse
Who Should Attend?

Staff and volunteers who work with or have contact with children, and already have some prior knowledge or training on the topic.

More information

For more information or to find out how Child Wise can run any of our sessions in-house at your organisation, email our training team or call the office on 1300 244 539.

To find out when our next Introduction to Child Safe Practice public training session is, visit the Workshops page.


The cost for the program, including all materials and light refreshments is $150 +GST.

Cancellation policy
  • You are eligible for a full refund if cancellation occurs 14 days prior to training.
  • 30% of the training costs will be charged if cancellation occurs between 7-14 days prior to training.
  • No refund will be provided for cancellations within 7 days prior to training.