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Conference Details

Being Safer Churches

16th – 17th May 2017 - Jasper Hotel, Melbourne

Breaking ground for safer churches and stronger communities. The upcoming “Safe as Churches?” Conference is the 8th biennial conference bringing together various leaders and experts to network and develop effective ways to lead our churches in best practices for safeguarding our children, youth and vulnerable adults.

All presentations for which permission was given by the speaker for public dissemination can be found below.

Day 1:

Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse Update

Helen Blake & Nicky Lock: Forgiveness and Reconciliation for Survivors of Sexual Abuse

Tim Dyer: Pastoral Care for Parishes

Carl Collins: Different types of offenders

Dale Tolliday: "Dealing with known offenders"

Day 2:

Our Watch - Mary Barry

Elder Abuse Prevention - Gerard Mansour (Commissioner for Senior Victorians)

eSafety.gov.au Presentation - Please note, these presentation slides are unavailable, visit www.esafety.gov.au to access resources and statistics that were mentioned in this presentation.


Helen Blake & Nicky Lock: Pastoral Care for Survivors of Sexual Abuse

Tim Dyer & Gill Fletcher: Pastoral Care / Recovery for Parishes

Richard Elms: Safer Interviewing - Double Listening

Please note the Our Watch and Carl Collins Workshop presentations are unavailable for download.

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