CPSL publishes Church Entity Engagement Report
This Church Entity Engagement Report shows which Catholic Church entities are engaging with CPSL about implementing the National Catholic Safeguarding Standards
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National Catholic Safeguarding Standards
The National Catholic Safeguarding Standards set out 10 Standards, providing the framework for Catholic Church entities to build child-safe cultures and to advance the safety of children across the Catholic Church in Australia.
The National Catholic Safeguarding Standards take into account the guidance of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse and the National Principles for Child Safe Organisations adopted by the Council of Australian Governments (Feb 2019).
Committed leadership, governance and culture
Children are safe, informed and participate
Partnering with families, carers and communities
Equity is promoted and diversity is respected
Robust human resource management
Effective complaints management
Ongoing education and training
Safe physical and online environments
Policies and procedures support child safety
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CPSL publishes third Annual Report and looks forward to continued engagement with Church entities in 2020
Catholic Professional Standards Ltd (CPSL) has now published its 2018-19 Annual Report, marking three years of operation for the organisation.
The report lists the Church entities who have engaged with CPSL in relation to implementing the National Catholic Safeguarding Standards.