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Tackling bullying, changing culture and enabling positive relationships
The Methodist Church invites church leaders, members and officers to a series of webinars exploring anti-bullying action.
Train the Trainer session running on Saturday 13 February
Registration for the forthcoming Train the Trainer session opens at 9am on Wednesday 03 February. Should you be attending?
IICSA have confirmed the date of their report
Resources for Safeguarding Sunday
A range of resources are available for Safeguarding Sunday 2020.
The Silent Solution against domestic violence
The Silent Solution offers those at risk of domestic abuse a lifeline.
Safeguarding practices coming out of lockdown
A Briefing to support church and circuit safeguarding officers through the reopening of churches.
IICSA Hearings to resume
IICSA have stated that they hope to resume the public hearing in May.
Changes to DBS Checks
The government have revised the way in which DBS checks can be done due to the coronavirus.
Safeguarding Conference 2020
It is with great excitement that we invite you to the annual Safeguarding Conference.
Safeguarding Post-Conference Pack
The slides and materials from the 2021 Safeguarding Conference are now available to download
'Safer Spotlight' launches today
The London District and the London Learning Network have teamed up to bring you a new safeguarding podcast series.
Temporary change to Safeguarding Training requirements
Please note the changes made to the safeguarding training requirements during the pandemic.
Safeguarding Commitments and Key Contacts Posters
Safeguarding Commitments and Key Contacts Posters must be displayed in churches.
Zoom scams...Be Aware
The range of Zoom scams in operation is growing and churches are urged to be aware.
Temporary changes to Safeguarding Training Requirements
Please note the following statement from the connexional Safeguarding Team.
An Update on Safeguarding Training
The connexional Safeguarding Team has issued an announcement regarding Foundation and Advanced Level Safeguarding training.
Guidance for Monitoring Support Groups (MSGs)
Connexion have received a few queries about MSG's meeting during the pandemic.
Be safe online
Safeguarding Forum on Audit Checks
Registration is now open for the latest Safeguarding Forum
National Safeguarding Adults Week
National Safeguarding Adults Week will take place from Monday 16 - Sunday 22 November.
Train the trainer session available
Existing Foundation Level Safeguarding trainers are invited to attend this training session.
Guidelines on sexual harassment issued by the Methodist Church
"...stepping forward to enable a safer worshipping and working environment for all associated with its work."
Dates for Foundation Level Facilitator Training
Two new dates have been set for the Foundation Level Facilitator Training.
Working Online Safely - a training session
The District is now offering training on how to work safely whilst working remotely.
An update on the Safeguarding Conference
Coronavirus concerns mean the District has had to consider if the Safeguarding Conference should go ahead.
The District Safeguarding Conference 2021
Find out more about the upcoming Safeguarding Conference and available workshops.
Revd Leslie Newton's Presentation to 2020 Safeguarding Conference
Watch Revd Newton's presentation on the Theology of Safeguarding
Domestic Abuse Guidance for Employers
Farrer&Co have produced a domestic abuse policy for employers.
Safeguarding posters for churches and circuits
Hard copies of safeguarding posters have now been sent to all circuits and churches by the connexion.
A Survey for Local Ecumenical Partnerships
Church Safeguarding Officers in LEPs should be on the look-out for a survey on local safeguarding arrangements.
A further training session on working at home safely has been arranged.
Join the Safeguarding Team Virtual Office
All those who share an interest in safeguarding within the church are invited to join this Microsoft Teams virtual office.
New Foundation Level Facilitator Training available
Training is now available for all those who wish to deliver the Foundation Level Safeguarding Module.