Safeguarding in an International Context

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14/10/2024 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM £80.00

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This course is run over two sessions either on the same day or over two consecutive days. You must attend both sessions to complete the course.

Course details:

This interactive webinar is delivered over two consecutive sessions, each lasting 2.5 hours. In some cases this is on two consecutive days. Delegates will need to attend both sessions in order to complete the course. Modules one and two will be covered in session one, modules three and four will be covered in session two.

The course will be presented by one of our team of professional and experienced trainers and will include presentation slides, film clips and small group exercises to help delegates learn the content effectively.

The session is delivered at a steady pace for those who are familiar with safeguarding terminology.


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1-9 £72.00 £80.00
10 + £57.60


If you are a listed contact of one of our members, your discount will be applied automatically at checkout. If your organisation is a member but you are not the listed contact, please email our Training team at or call us on 0303 003 1111, option 3.

Course description:

This course is for those working internationally and is based on the findings of our recent research into international Christian work. It will help you to understand your safeguarding responsibilities and improve safeguarding practice in your own context. This course is ideal for those who may oversee partnership relationships with organisations overseas, recruit and equip individuals to undertake mission trips to overseas partner projects, or for individuals undertaking mission trips themselves. We will explore the complexities and challenges of safeguarding in an international context and look at how to equip individuals effectively as well as how to build capacity.

Session 1

1. Complexities in international safeguarding
  • The international safeguarding landscape and current context
  • Research findings
  • International conventions
  • Local legal frameworks
  • Governance requirements
  • The challenges of international safeguarding
2. Organisational culture, policy and procedures
  • Culture setting
  • Policy and procedures
  • Building healthy cultures

Session 2

3. Responding to concerns
  • Barriers to reporting abuse
  • Layers of complexity
  • Scenarios
  • Frameworks for reporting
4. Working Safely
  • Partnership working
  • Sending workers and volunteers:
  • Recruiting safely
  • Preparation, training and development
  • Debriefing process
  • Building safeguarding capacity

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