Unlock the City: Safeguarding responsibilities for organisations and freelancers

13 March,  1-4pm

The Pod, National Glass Centre /FREE

Are you a creative or heritage organisation in the city that wants to brush up on safeguarding policies and practices? Or are you a freelancer that wants to know their safeguarding responsibilities?

Join us for a workshop with Vicki Kennedy who will guide you through the latest safeguarding legislation, writing a good safeguarding policy and your responsibilities to the people you work with.

It will cover:

– Your role and responsibilities
– GDPR 2018
– Framework, DFE guidance
– Making a referral/thresholds/identification of need
– Categories of abuse
– Voice of the Child
– Record Keeping
– Dealing with disclosures

This workshop is for individual creative practitioners and creative/ heritage organisations who work in Sunderland.

It is free to attend but booking is essential:

To sign up, please follow this link: https://forms.gle/Fwdbgwx8LZce8XgZA

We will be in touch to confirm your place. If you have any questions, please contact [email protected]

This workshop is part of the Unlock the City programme which supports the development of artists and creative businesses in Sunderland. Unlock the City is delivered in partnership by Sunderland Culture, Sunderland City Council, Digital Catapult, North East BIC and Sunderland BME Network, with funding from Arts Council England, National Lottery Heritage Fund and Coastal Communities Fund.