Category: Article

19 Feb

Kids and cybersafety

  |   19/02/17

The risks that present themselves when children use the internet are widely acknowledged, and while our churches should be vigilant in how WE use the internet in our ministries to children, the parents of the kids in our ministries have a bigger challenge when it comes to working out what is good, what is harmful…

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14 Feb

Royal Commission: Report on CEBS

Article, News   |   14/02/17

The Royal Commission has released a report on the response of the Church of England Boys’ Society and the Anglican Dioceses of Tasmania, Adelaide, Brisbane and Sydney to allegations of child sexual abuse. The summary of this follows, plus a link to the pdf of the full report. This is another powerful and tragic illustration…

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2 Feb

It’s Training Season!

Article, News   |   02/02/17

Come late January, early February, churches all over the Diocese spring into life after the summer holiday period, and that brings with it: loads of people needing to refresh their Safe Ministry Training. February-March really is peak Safe Ministry Training season, with Local Safe Ministry Trainers dusting off their notes, and Youthworks Training Events cranking…

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18 Dec

Royal Commission: How aspects of institutions encourage child sexual abuse

Article, News   |   18/12/16

The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has released another report, this time identifying aspects of organisational culture that may encourage child sexual abuse:   The Royal Commission has released a new research report investigating the role of organisational culture in institutional child sexual abuse. The research also identifies factors that can…

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5 Oct

Royal Commission: Risks for victims, perpetrators and institutions

Article, News   |   05/10/16

The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has released another valuable report, this time into the risk and protective factors in relation to victims, perpetrators and institutions:   The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has released a literature review examining international evidence of risk and protective factors for…

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