NYCI’s Child Protection Programme is partnering with Tusla to support member organisations with the review and update of your Child Safeguarding Statements and Risk Assessments in line with the Children First Act 2015. Tusla’s Child Safeguarding Statement Compliance Unit (CSSCU) and the Children First Information & Advice Officers (CFIAO) have put together this briefing to support youth work organisations with ensuring compliance with the legislation and Children First guidelines.
We are inviting you to attend an online briefing from the CSSCU and the CFIAO on Thursday 28th April 2022 @ 11am – 12.30pm. The briefing will look at:
Following this briefing, NYCI’s member organisations will have the opportunity to participate in a voluntary audit of your Child Safeguarding Statement and Safeguarding Risk Assessments, along with your Child Protection Policy which will be reviewed by the CSSCU and the CFIAO.
This is a valuable opportunity to gain expert advice and feedback from Tusla on these important safeguarding documents and we hope you will attend and participate!
Free of charge
Thursday 28th April 2022
11am – 12.30pm
Online via Zoom
Tusla’s Child Safeguarding Statement Compliance Unit: The Tusla Child Safeguarding Statement Compliance Unit (CSSCU) is a dedicated Tusla department set up solely to manage the requirement for providers to have a Child Safeguarding Statement in place. Support and guidance documentation is available on the Tusla website to support providers to meet this requirement. Support and guidance can be accessed via the CSSCU Staff also. The unit is also responsible for operating and maintaining the Register of Non-Compliance under section 13 of the Children First Act 2015.
Tusla’s Children First Information & Advice Officers: The Child and Family Agency employs Children First Information and Advice Officers who are available to liaise with voluntary and community organisations and provide advice and guidance on Children First.
This webinar is being provided especially for NYCI members. Please ensure you only register if you can attend, and contact NYCI if this changes so we can give your place to somebody else.
We will use Zoom for the online webinar. All you need to join the session is a stable internet or data connection.
We will contact participants and send them a link to register for the Zoom webinar in advance of the session.
If the event is sold out, you can contact firstname.lastname@example.org via email and ask to be put on the waitlist for any cancellations.
Attendees will be manually admitted to the Zoom webinar so please ensure that the username on Zoom is the same as your name that you registered for the webinar. This will help us check attendance quickly and efficiently and protect all participants’ privacy. You can find more about changing your Zoom username here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201363203-Customizing-your-Profile