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Child Safety Framework Resource Hub

The NCCA Safe Church Program's Child Safety Framework resource hub has been developed to assist you with the NCCA child safety documents and provide you with practical examples of how to implement the National Principles for Child Safe Organisations in your church and Christian ministry.

The National Child Safety Framework has three overarching pillars

     

 Linked National Principles: 

           
 1 Child safety and well-being is embedded in organisational, governance and culture.
 4 Equity is upheld and diverse needs respected in policy and practice.
 5 People working with children and young people are suitable and supported to reflect child safety and well-being values in practice.
 8 Physical and online environment promote safety and well-being while minimising the opportunity for children and young people to be harmed.
 9 Implementation of the national child safe principles is regularly reviewed and improved.
10  Policies and procedures document how the organisation is safe for children and young people. 


   
 2 Children and young people are informed about their rights, participate in decision affecting them and are taken seriously.
 4 Equity is upheld and diverse needs respected in policy and practice.
 6 Processes for complaints and concerns are child focused. 


         
 3 Families and communities are informed and involved in promoting child safety and well-being.
 4 Equity is upheld and diverse needs respected in policy and practice.
 7 Staff and volunteers are equipped with the knowledge, skills and awareness to keep children and young people safe through ongoing education and training.


 

The Ten National Standards in the Child Safety Framework:

- as aligned with 10 National Principles of Child Safe Organisations.
Click the Standard text or icon to access additional pages of resources.

Child safety and well-being is embedded in organisational leadership, governance and culture

Standard 1: resources

 

Children and young people are informed about their rights, participate in decisions affecting them and are taken seriously

Standard 2: resources

 
     
            

Families and communities are informed  and involved in promoting child safety and well-being

Standard 3: resources             

Equity is upheld and diverse needs are respected in policy and practice

Standard 4: resources

 
     
         

People working with children and young people are suitable and supported to reflect child safety and well-being values in practice 

Standard 5: resources

Processes for complaints and concerns are child focused

 

Standard 6: resources

 
     
         

Staff and volunteers are equipped with the knowledge, skills and awareness to keep children and young people safe through ongoing education and training

Standard 7: resources

Physical and online environments promote safety and well-being while minimising the opportunity for children and young people to be harmed

Standard 8: resources 

 
     
         
 

Implementation of the national child safe principles is regularly reviewed and improved

Standard 9: resources 

Policies and procedures document how the organisation is safe for children and young people

Standard 10: resources

 
     
         

 

 

 

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