Criteria Description Date Resource
Criterion 8.3

8.3.2 - Webinar recording: CPSL & NCCA present Managing High Risk Individuals - Introduction

This video is a recording of a webinar hosted by Catholic Professional Standards Ltd (CPSL) and the National Council of Churches, Safe Church Program (NCCA), recorded on July 17, 2020.

08/01/2021 URL
Criterion 8.3

8.3.2 - Webinar recording: CPSL & NCCA present Managing High Risk Individuals - Advanced

This video is a recording of a webinar hosted by Catholic Professional Standards Ltd (CPSL) and the National Council of Churches, Safe Church Program (NCCA), recorded on August 5, 2020.

08/01/2021 URL
Criterion 7.1 Criterion 7.3 Criterion 7.2

7.14, 7.2.1 and 7.3.1 - Webinar recording: CPSL & NCCA present an Introduction to Grooming Awareness - video

This video is a recording of a webinar hosted by Catholic Professional Standards Ltd (CPSL) and the National Council of Churches, Safe Church Program (NCCA), recorded on May 15, 2020.

14/12/2020 URL
Criterion 7.1 Criterion 7.2 Criterion 7.3

7.14, 7.2.1 and 7.3.1 - Webinar recording: CPSL & NCCA present How to facilitate a Grooming Awareness Activity - video

This video is a recording of a webinar hosted by Catholic Professional Standards Ltd (CPSL) and the National Council of Churches, Safe Church Program (NCCA), recorded on May 28, 2020.

14/12/2020 URL
Criterion 7.1 Criterion 7.2 Criterion 7.3 Criterion 8.1 Criterion 8.2

7.14, 7.21, 7.31, 8.1.3 & 8.2.1 - Webinar recording: CPSL & NCCA present an Introduction to Unwanted Contact & Grooming Online

Webinar recording of a session on grooming awareness in the online environment. Facilitated by Catholic Professional Standards Ltd and National Council of Churches Safe Church Program with participation of the Office of the eSafety Commissioner.

04/09/2020 URL
Criterion 1.5 Criterion 5.4

1.5.3 & 5.4.1 Personnel Register - Example

1.5.3 & 5.4.1 Personnel Register - Example

17/02/2020 PDF
Criterion 4.1

4.1.2 Barriers that prevent children from disclosing (Ed1_2019)

4.1.2 Barriers that prevent children from disclosing (Ed1_2019)

17/02/2020 PDF
Criterion 5.2

5.2 Role guidance - checks and clearances

Guidance about when checks and clearances are necessary for roles

15/11/2019 PDF
Criterion 2.1 Criterion 2.2 Criterion 2.3 Criterion 2.4

Standard 2 - Banner with icon and text

Download this banner for Standard 2 (icon and text) to use in training materials you produce for your teams about the National Catholic Safeguarding Standards. Please reference CPSL as the source of the graphic with the text below: "Graphic sourced from Catholic Professional Standards Ltd"

10/10/2019 PDF
Criterion 3.1 Criterion 3.2 Criterion 3.3 Criterion 3.4 Criterion 3.5

Standard 3 - Banner with icon and text

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10/10/2019 PDF
Criterion 4.1 Criterion 4.2 Criterion 4.3

Standard 4 - Banner with icon and text

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10/10/2019 PDF
Criterion 5.1 Criterion 5.2 Criterion 5.3 Criterion 5.4 Criterion 5.5 Criterion 5.7 Criterion 5.8 Criterion 5.6

Standard 5 - Banner with icon and text

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10/10/2019 PDF
Criterion 6.1 Criterion 6.2 Criterion 6.3 Criterion 6.4 Criterion 6.5 Criterion 6.7 Criterion 6.6

Standard 6 - Banner with icon and text

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10/10/2019 PDF
Criterion 7.1 Criterion 7.2 Criterion 7.3 Criterion 7.4

Standard 7 - Banner with icon and text

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10/10/2019 PDF
Criterion 8.1 Criterion 8.2 Criterion 8.3 Criterion 8.4

Standard 8 - Banner with icon and text

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10/10/2019 PDF
Criterion 9.1 Criterion 9.2 Criterion 9.3

Standard 9 - Banner with icon and text

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10/10/2019 PDF
Criterion 10.1 Criterion 10.2 Criterion 10.3 Criterion 10.5 Criterion 10.4

Standard 10 - Banner with icon and text

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10/10/2019 PDF
Criterion 1.1 Criterion 1.2 Criterion 1.3 Criterion 1.4 Criterion 1.5 Criterion 1.6

Standard 1 - Banner with icon and text

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03/10/2019 PDF
Criterion 2.1 Criterion 2.2 Criterion 2.3 Criterion 2.4

Standard 2 - A 'how-to' guide for engaging children and young people in conversations about safeguarding

A child safe institution seeks the views of children. It provides children with formal and informal opportunities to share their views. The resource, "A how-to'' guide for engaging children & young people in conversations about safeguarding" has been designed to support organisations to meet this critical component of being a child safe institution.

19/08/2019 PDF
Criterion 1.1 Criterion 1.2 Criterion 1.3 Criterion 1.4 Criterion 1.5 Criterion 1.6

Standard 1 - Implementation Guide - Edition 1 2019

Standard 1 - Implementation Guide - Edition 1 2019

30/05/2019 PDF
Criterion 2.1 Criterion 2.2 Criterion 2.3 Criterion 2.4

Standard 2 - Implementation Guide - Edition 1 2019

Standard 2 - Implementation Guide - Edition 1 2019

30/05/2019 PDF
Criterion 3.1 Criterion 3.2 Criterion 3.3 Criterion 3.4 Criterion 3.5

Standard 3 - Implementation Guide - Edition 1 2019

Standard 3 - Implementation Guide - Edition 1 2019

30/05/2019 PDF
Criterion 4.1 Criterion 4.2 Criterion 4.3

Standard 4 - Implementation Guide - Edition 1 2019

Standard 4 - Implementation Guide - Edition 1 2019

30/05/2019 PDF
Criterion 5.1 Criterion 5.2 Criterion 5.3 Criterion 5.4 Criterion 5.5 Criterion 5.6 Criterion 5.7 Criterion 5.8

Standard 5 - Implementation Guide - Edition 1 2019

Standard 5 - Implementation Guide - Edition 1 2019

30/05/2019 PDF
Criterion 6.1 Criterion 6.2 Criterion 6.3 Criterion 6.4 Criterion 6.5 Criterion 6.6 Criterion 6.7

Standard 6 - Implementation Guide - Edition 1 2019

Standard 6 - Implementation Guide - Edition 1 2019

30/05/2019 PDF
Criterion 7.2 Criterion 7.1 Criterion 7.3 Criterion 7.4

Standard 7 - Implementation Guide - Edition 1 2019

Standard 7 - Implementation Guide - Edition 1 2019

30/05/2019 PDF
Criterion 8.1 Criterion 8.2 Criterion 8.3 Criterion 8.4

Standard 8 - Implementation Guide - Edition 1 2019

Standard 8 - Implementation Guide - Edition 1 2019

30/05/2019 PDF
Criterion 9.1 Criterion 9.2 Criterion 9.3

Standard 9 - Implementation Guide - Edition 1 2019

Standard 9 - Implementation Guide - Edition 1 2019

30/05/2019 PDF
Criterion 10.1 Criterion 10.2 Criterion 10.3 Criterion 10.4 Criterion 10.5

Standard 10 - Implementation Guide - Edition 1 2019

Standard 10 - Implementation Guide - Edition 1 2019

30/05/2019 PDF
Criterion 6.1

6.1.7 Complaint File Register

Sample of a Complaint File Register

29/05/2019 PDF
Criterion 10.3

10.3.2 Policy Review Schedule

Sample of a Policy Review Schedule

29/05/2019 PDF
Criterion 1.1

1.1.2 Child Safeguarding Commitment Statement

Sample of a Child Safeguarding Commitment Statement

08/05/2019 PDF
Criterion 1.2

1.2.2 Safeguarding Committee - Terms of Reference

Sample of Safeguarding Committee Terms of Reference

08/05/2019 PDF
Criterion 1.2

1.2.3 Safeguarding Co-ordinator - Position Description

Sample of a Safeguarding Co-ordinator Position Description

08/05/2019 PDF
Criterion 1.2

1.2.3 Parish Safeguarding Volunteer - Position Description

Sample of a Parish Safeguarding Volunteer - Position Description

08/05/2019 PDF
Criterion 1.5

1.5.1 Risk Management Plan template

Sample of a Risk Management Plan template

08/05/2019 PDF
Criterion 3.5

3.5.1 Prayer Resources

Samples of prayers

08/05/2019 PDF
Criterion 5.1

5.1.1 Advertising text

Sample of Advertising text

08/05/2019 PDF
Criterion 5.1

5.1.4 Child Safe Applicant Declaration

Sample Child Safe Applicant Declaration

08/05/2019 PDF
Criterion 5.1

5.1.4 Interview Questions

Sample Interview Questions

08/05/2019 PDF
Criterion 5.1

5.1.4 Referee Checks

Sample of Referee Check protocol

08/05/2019 PDF
Criterion 6.2

6.2.2 Child Safety Reporting Process

Sample Child Safety Reporting Process

08/05/2019 PDF
Criterion 7.1

7.1.1 Developing Safeguarding Training

Developing Safeguarding Training

08/05/2019 PDF
Criterion 7.1

7.1.1 Safeguarding Training Plan Example

Sample of a Safeguarding Training Plan

08/05/2019 PDF
Criterion 7.3

7.3.1 Responding to children's disclosure of abuse

Responding to children's disclosure of abuse sample guide

08/05/2019 PDF
Criterion 8.1 Criterion 8.3

8.1.1 Risk Management Plan template

Sample of a Risk Management Plan template

08/05/2019 PDF
Criterion 8.3

8.3.2 Guidelines for Managing High Risk Individuals

Guidelines for Managing High Risk Individuals

08/05/2019 PDF
Criterion 8.4

8.4.2 Agreement - Use of Church Entity premises

Sample form for use of Church Property

08/05/2019 PDF
Criterion 9.1

9.1.1 Safeguarding Implementation Plan

Sample Safeguarding Implementation Plan

08/05/2019 PDF
Criterion 9.1

9.1.1 Safeguarding Action Plan template

Sample of a Safeguarding Action Plan template

08/05/2019 PDF
Criterion 9.2

9.2.2 Sample Continuous Improvement Framework

Sample of a Continuous Improvement Cycle

08/05/2019 PDF
Criterion 1.2

Why safeguards? - video

CPSL interview with Robert Fitzgerald AM - relates to indicator 1.2.1

01/11/2018 URL
Criterion 1.2 Criterion 1.3

Leadership - video

CPSL interview with Robert Fitzgerald AM - relates to indicators 1.2.1, 1.3.1

01/11/2018 URL
Criterion 1.1 Criterion 1.2

What is a child-safe institution? - video

CPSL interview with Robert Fitzgerald AM- relates to indicators 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.2.1

01/11/2018 URL
Criterion 1.2 Criterion 2.1 Criterion 3.2

What does a child-safe parish look like? - video

CPSL interview with Robert Fitzgerald AM - relates to indicators 1.2.1, 2.1.2, 3.2.1, 3.2.2

01/11/2018 URL
Criterion 2.1 Criterion 3.2 Criterion 3.5

The conversations we have to have - video

CPSL interview with Robert Fitzgerald AM - relates to indicators 2.1.1, 3.2.1, 3.5.1

01/11/2018 URL
Criterion 7.1 Criterion 7.2 Criterion 7.3

Identifying perpetrators and impacts of abuse - video

CPSL interview with Robert Fitzgerald AM - relates to indicators 7.1.2, 7.2.1, 7.3.1

01/11/2018 URL
Criterion 7.2

Impact of clerical abuse - video

CPSL interview with Robert Fitzgerald AM - relates to indicator 7.2.1

01/11/2018 URL
Criterion 9.3

Transparency and audits - video

CPSL interview with Robert Fitzgerald AM - relates to indicator 9.3.1, 9.3.2

01/11/2018 URL