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IFCA Sligo /Leitrim Information Session - Safe Care and Dealing with Complaints and Allegations of Welfare Concerns and Abuse

Posted by ifcamedia on September 14, 2017

IFCA Sligo /Leitrim Information Session - Safe Care and Dealing with Complaints and Allegations of Welfare Concerns and Abuse

Sep 14th - All Day

IFCA Sligo/Leitrim Information Session

Safe Care and Dealing with Complaints and Allegations of Welfare Concerns and Abuse

Thursday 14th September 2017 from 10.00am – 12.30pm

Conference Room, Markievicz House, Sligo.

 

What is the purpose of this session?

The information session will be presented by Peter O’Toole, Head of Support Service in IFCA. It is based on a new information leaflet, published by IFCA in December 2016, 'Guidance on dealing with complaints or allegations of child protection and welfare concerns.' The session will offer comprehensive information on the topic based on best practice and current policy.

What will the session cover?

  • The differences between complaints and allegations
  • The importance of communication
  • Relevant policies and the process of allegation investigations
  • Supports available throughout the process
  • Safe care and protecting yourself, your family and the children in your care
  • Insurance
  • Questions and answers

IFCA members as well as non-members are very welcome to attend. To confirm your attendance, please RSVP to Siobhan Noctor, IFCA Branch Dev. Project Worker by phone/email at siobhan.noctor@ifca.ie/0861415238

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