Category: News

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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29 Sep

Child Sexual Abuse Perpetrators – a snapshot

Article, News   |   29/09/16

This is a just released research paper from the Royal Commission into Institutional Response to Child Sexual Abuse giving a snapshot of perpetrators of child sexual abuse: Royal Commission releases research on perpetrators of child sexual abuse A new research report conducted for the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has examined…

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15 Sep

Tears and Hope 2016

Events, News   |   15/09/16

A service of healing for survivors of abuse This has grown from just a handful of people a few years back to a much bigger event, and is proving to be a powerful and helpful time for many survivors of abuse – whether that abuse happened in a church context or not. Are there people…

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