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Protecting children: Mandatory Reporting and the Reportable Conduct Scheme 2024032F is a Course

Protecting children: Mandatory Reporting and the Reportable Conduct Scheme 2024032F

Jun 30, 2024 - Dec 31, 2024

$540 Enrol

Full course description

Date and time

Tuesday 30 July 2024, 9.30 am to 12.30 pm

Delivery mode

In person at ISV, 40 Rosslyn St, West Melbourne

Audience 

Principal, Deputy Principal, Head of School, Risk, Compliance Manager, Wellbeing Coordinator

Description                                  

This learning event will support you to understand the law and your role and responsibilities when responding to children and young people whose health, safety or wellbeing may be at risk.

Topics for discussion will include:

  • Identifying and responding to allegations of child abuse and student sexual offending
  • Identifying the early signs and risk factors of child abuse
  • Meeting your mandatory reporting obligations
  • Following the PROTECT Guidelines and the Four Critical Actions (as developed by the Department of Education and Training)
  • Complying with the Reportable Conduct Scheme
  • Understanding the Child Safe Standards

Key takeaways         

     

  • increased understanding of the Child Safe Standards
  • awareness of identification and responding to allegations of child abuse and student sexual offending
  • greater confidence in the identification of the early signs and risk factors of child abuse
  • awareness of mandatory reporting obligations
  • information on following the PROTECT Guidelines and the Four Critical Actions (as developed by the Department of Education and Training)
  • increased understanding of compliance with the Reportable Conduct Scheme.

Presenter information

 

Sarah Dunn       

Sarah Dunn is School Services Advisor at Independent Schools Victoria. Sarah is an experienced lawyer in the education sector. She provides strategic and practical advice to Member Schools in relation to a range of legal, regulatory, risk and compliance issues. 

Link(s) to relevant VRQA Standards

  • Care, Safety and Welfare of Students – Safe environment     
  • Care, Safety and Welfare of Students – Child safety