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Advanced Creating Safe Spaces

09/08/2021 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Each year Fresh Hope partners with the NSW/ACT Baptists Association to provide an opportunity for Pastors, Leaders and Safe Church Team members to further develop their understanding of safe church issues through the two-day Advanced Creating Safe Spaces course.

This training supplements the Creating Safe Spaces program with additional detail about culture, insurance, protective factors, reporting obligations and ways that you can be part of care for victims of abuse and promote a Safe Church culture.

We will hear from industry and ministry leaders with experience in child protection, risk management, leadership and church culture. The program also involves opportunities for discussion of practical scenarios to assist you with implementation in your context.

Topics include:

  • Boundaries, Misconduct, Abuse and Conflict

  • Responding to Misconduct and/or Abuse Allegations and Conflict

  • Child Protection and complying with the Child Safe Standards recommended by the Royal Commission

  • Implementation of best practice in ministry

  • Updates on new Government Legislation

  • Safe Ministry with Persons of Concern and Known Sex Offenders

  • WHS, Risk Management and Insurance requirements

  • Caring for Survivors of Abuse

  • Churches assisting victims of Domestic and Family Violence

This year, the course will be conduct online via Zoom, as the face-to-face format has been cancelled.


Dates: Monday 9 August and Monday 23 August (from 9am to 5pm each day)

Cost: $100pp

Note: The cost of one ticket will cover one location allowing for multiple participants via a single login. (This only applies to regional settings due to lockdown restrictions in Greater Sydney)

Register here for online/Zoom training.


One OPD point is offered to endorsed people who complete this training.


For more information contact Maree: [email protected]


9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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