Launch of Safeguarding Children Policy

Launch of Safeguarding Children Policy

The Diocesan Safeguarding Children Policy will be launched at centres througout the diocese over the coming weeks.

The revised policy, printed in book form and compliant with civil legislation (Children First 1999) and church guidelines (Safeguarding Children 2009), is now policy for all parishes of the diocese.

The launch of the policy will be accompanied by a workshop on the principleas of best practice and parishes have been asked to ensure that all personel, paid and voluntary who have regular contact with children in a church setting attend the presentation.

The launch will take place at 8pm at the following venues:

Tues    March 9th                    Westport                     Hotel Westport
Weds   March 10th                  Knock                         Knock House Hotel
Thurs March 11th                   Tuam                           Ard Rí House Hotel
Mon    March 22nd                 Clifden                        Station House Hotel
Tues    March 23rd                 Dunmore                     Dunmore Community School
Wed    March 24th                  Ballinrobe                   Parish House, Ballinrobe
Thurs  March 25th                  Castlebar                    Days Hotel, Castlebar

A charge of €60 per parish group will be collected on the night. Each parish group will receive 10 copies of the Safeguarding Children Policy.



Fr. Tod Nolan
Diocesan Resource Offices
The Old College
Bishop St,
Co Galway

Phone; (093) 52284

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