Safeguarding: Training

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Year Country/Region Organisation Type
Title Language Cost

2022

Africa

Jesuit Centre for Safeguarding in Africa (JCSA)

Training Courses

Safeguarding Courses

JCSA provides blended safeguarding training for practioners, based at Hekima University College in Nairobi and L’Institut de Théologie de la Compagnie de Jésus [ITCJ]) in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.

JCSA hope to launch their wesbite soon.

Year: 2022
Organisation: Jesuit Centre for Safeguarding in Africa (JCSA)
Country/Region: Africa
Langage: English and French
Cost: To be confirmed

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English and French

To be confirmed

2021

Italy

Institute of Anthropology. Interdisciplinary Studies on Human Dignity and Care (IADC)

Training Courses

Licentiate in Safeguarding

Formally known as the Centre for Child Protection at the Pontifical Gregorian University, IADC offers this two year, on-site course geared towards training safeguarding professionals who reach Level 7 of the European Qualifications Framework (EQF)[1].

Year: 2021
Organisation: Institute of Anthropology. Interdisciplinary Studies on Human Dignity and Care (IADC)
Country/Region: Italy
Langage: English
Cost: €3,300 for the full academic year 2019/2020

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€3,300 for the full academic year 2019/2020

2021

Italy

Institute of Anthropology. Interdisciplinary Studies on Human Dignity and Care (IADC)

Training Courses

Diploma in Safeguarding

Formally known as the Centre for Child Protection at the Pontifical Gregorian University, IADC offers this Interdisciplinary and interactive five-month program for advisors, officers, and trainers for the field of safeguarding. Runs each year from October to February every year.

Year: 2021
Organisation: Institute of Anthropology. Interdisciplinary Studies on Human Dignity and Care (IADC)
Country/Region: Italy
Langage: English
Cost: Please contact the IADC for cost

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English

Please contact the IADC for cost

2021

International

Institute of Anthropology. Interdisciplinary Studies on Human Dignity and Care (IADC)

Training Courses

Blended E-Learning Program

Formally known as the Centre for Child Protection at the Pontifical Gregorian University, IADC offers this E-Learning programme is designed for Institutions – such as Universities, Congregations,
Seminars, Dioceses, Schools, etc. to link the ELearning programme to their educational programmes.

These partners’ institutions can choose units that are the most useful to their trainees and to combine them with face-to-face sessions organized and held by on-site trainers.

Year: 2021
Organisation: Institute of Anthropology. Interdisciplinary Studies on Human Dignity and Care (IADC)
Country/Region: International
Langage: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish
Cost: Please contact the IADC for cost

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English, French, German, Italian, Spanish

Please contact the IADC for cost

2021

Poland

Ignatianum Academy in Krakow with the Center for Child Protection

Training Courses

Child Protection

Postgraduate, 3 semester course face-to-face course run on Fridays from 15.00 to 20.00 and Saturdays from 8.00 to 19.30. Focus is on:
recognizing symptoms of violence in children and adolescents
- conducting conversations and providing emergency help to children and youth who have experienced violence
- knowledge of procedures for dealing with violence against a child and their skilful use.
- creating programs to prevent violence in families, in schools, as well as care and educational and resocialization centers and other formal and informal groups working with children,
- prevention of violence in families, schools, as well as care and education and social rehabilitation centers and other formal and informal groups working with children children,
- recognizing violence in families, in schools and care and education and social rehabilitation centers as well as other formal and informal groups working with children,
- responding to violence in families, in schools, as well as care and educational and resocialization centers and other formal and informal groups working with children .
- creation of early intervention programs for people affected by violence in families, in schools, as well as care and educational and resocialization centers, and other formal and informal groups working with children.

Year: 2021
Organisation: Ignatianum Academy in Krakow with the Center for Child Protection
Country/Region: Poland
Langage: Polish
Cost: PLN 1,800

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Polish

PLN 1,800

2021

South Asia

Sophia College in Mumbai and the Center for Safeguarding, Pune are collaborating on this Diploma course ​

Training Courses

Diploma in Counseling and Safeguarding of Children and Senior Citizens - Online and Onsite

This course covers the various concepts of ‘Counselling and Safeguarding of Children & Vulnerable Adults.’ The course will generate awareness about the issue of abuse in its various forms, and its treatment and prevention. It will address sociological, psychological, neuroscientific, legal and spiritual aspects of this issue. It is meant to develop advanced skills and understandings.
(150 days: 60 days online classes + assignments + discussions +exams + research paper + 6 days onsite components)

Dates: June 2021 - March 2022
Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Minimum Qualification: Masters in Psychology/ Social Work/Women's/Gender Studies Degree/ Diploma in Human Resources / Development/ Counsellors and Therapists

Year: 2021
Organisation: Sophia College in Mumbai and the Center for Safeguarding, Pune are collaborating on this Diploma course ​
Country/Region: South Asia
Langage: English
Cost: to be confirmed

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English

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2022

International

Center for Safeguarding, Pune

Training Courses

Online Certified Course on Safeguarding

This 30-hours online certified course is meant for counselors/ therapists/ caregivers. It deals with the various concepts of “Safeguarding of Minors and Vulnerable Adults.” The course generates awareness about abuse in its various forms, treatment, and prevention. The course addresses sociological and psychological dynamics, moral dimensions, and legal aspects of this issue. It is meant to develop advanced skills and understandings.

Dates: August 15-26, 2022 (Mon-Fri)
Time: 4 pm - 5.30 pm

Year: 2022
Organisation: Center for Safeguarding, Pune
Country/Region: International
Langage: English
Cost: To be confirmed

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English

To be confirmed

2022

International

Center for Safeguarding, Pune

Training Courses

Diploma in Counseling and Safeguarding of Children and Senior Citizens - Online and Onsite

This course covers the various concepts of ‘Counselling and Safeguarding of Children & Vulnerable Adults.’ The course will generate awareness about the issue of abuse in its various forms, and its treatment and prevention. It will address sociological, psychological, neuroscientific, legal, and spiritual aspects of this issue. It is meant to develop advanced skills and understandings. (150 days: 60 days online classes + assignments + discussions +exams + research paper + 6 days onsite components)

Dates: June 2022 - March 2023
Time: 6pm - 8pm

Year: 2022
Organisation: Center for Safeguarding, Pune
Country/Region: International
Langage: English
Cost: To be confirmed

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English

To be confirmed

2021

India

Jesuit Conference of South Asia

Training Courses

Training of Trainers

This is an intensive three-day program (onsite) or a 1-week program (online - 1.5 hours a day) targetted for Protection Officers of Safeguarding Committees within the Jesuits in India. It explains the nuances of how to design a protocol for the protection of minors and vulnerable adults, and the various laws that are involved, like POCSO, JJ Act, Women in the Workplace Act, Domestic Violence Act, and Information and Technology Act

Contact centersafeguarding@gmail.com for more information.

Year: 2021
Organisation: Jesuit Conference of South Asia
Country/Region: India
Langage: English
Cost: Please enquire

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English

Please enquire

2021

Spain

Jesuit Spanish Province

Training Courses

Construyendo entornos seguros: ampliando la mirada: Basic Online Safeguarding

Developed in conjunction with Radio ECCA, this online course has 4 blocks suitbale for any personnel at works or apostolate level within the Spanish Province, in order to get a basic induction to safeguarding.

Tema 1: La realidad
Tema 2: De qué hablamos
Tema 3: El Sistema de Entorno Seguro (
Tema 4: La prevención: Factores de protección/Cultura del buen trato (fomentar, evitar, no hacer)/Cómo actuar (solo esbozo)- Conclusiones y cierre

Contact the Spanish Province Safeguarding Representative for access esp.entornoseguro@jesuitas.es

Year: 2021
Organisation: Jesuit Spanish Province
Country/Region: Spain
Langage: Spanish
Cost: Free

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Spanish

Free

2021

Spain

Jesuit Spanish Province

Training Courses

Construyendo entornos seguros: ampliando la mirada: Advanced Online Safeguarding for Designated Officers

Developed in conjunction with Radio ECCA, this online course has 7 blocks suitbale as an online introduction to safeguarding for the Safeguarding Representative at works or apostolate level within the Spanish Province.

Tema 1: La realidad
Tema 2: De qué hablamos
Tema 3: La prevención: Cultura del buen trato/Cómo actuar: conductas a potenciar, conductas a evitar y conductas prohibidas
Tema 4: Actuaciones para prevenir Tipos de prevención/Factores de riesgo en los MAV
Tema 5: Factores de riesgo (en los espacios, en las relaciones y en las actividades) y factores de protección. Mapas de riesgo
Tema 6: Cómo intervenir
Tema 7: El Sistema de Entorno Seguro

Contact the Spanish Province Safeguarding Representative for access esp.entornoseguro@jesuitas.es

Year: 2021
Organisation: Jesuit Spanish Province
Country/Region: Spain
Langage: Spanish
Cost: Free

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Spanish

Free

2021

Spain

University of Comillas

Training Courses

Safeguarding Course

Face-to-face course in Madrid with online modules for lay and religious.

65 hours (60 contact hours + 5 hours online modules).
Friday evenings & Saturday full days

Year: 2021
Organisation: University of Comillas
Country/Region: Spain
Langage: Spanish
Cost: €1,001

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Spanish

€1,001

2022

Peru

Institute for the Protection of Minors and Vulnerable Persons (IPMEP) at Ruiz de Montoya University, Lima

Training Courses

Safeguarding Course

Face-to-face training. Please enquire for more details as the courses are currently being developed.

The Antonio Ruiz de Montoya University (UARM), promoted by the Society of Jesus in Peru, has created the Institute for the Protection of Minors and Vulnerable Persons (IPMEP), attached to the General Direction of Research of the university.

With the creation of this institute, the UARM seeks to contribute to the protection of children, adolescents and people in vulnerable situations through the development and implementation of prevention and research measures against violence and abuse in all its forms.

Dafne Zapata, a psychologist studying for a Diploma in Child Protection at the Center for Child Protection (CCP) in Rome, will be in charge of this center. Claudia Neyra, a candidate for a master's degree in Community Psychology, with experience in clinical intervention in cases of violence and development of social projects, will be in charge of its coordination. Nino Villarroel, SJ, a Jesuit student in his last year of Psychology, will also participate in the team.

Year: 2022
Organisation: Institute for the Protection of Minors and Vulnerable Persons (IPMEP) at Ruiz de Montoya University, Lima
Country/Region: Peru
Langage: Spanish
Cost: To be confirmed

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Spanish

To be confirmed

2022

Chile

Pontifical Catholic University Santiago

Training Courses

Certificate Program in the prevention of abuse and the promotion of healthy environments in ecclesial contexts

Online course for 120 hours spread over 9 months (August – May). 4 units:
- Foundations: Promoting a culture of respect and care for others.
- Comprehension: in light of findings from psychology, sociology, and theology.
- Prevention: Psychological, sociological, and theological approaches to the prevention of abuse and the promotion of healthy, healing environments.
- Intervention: The healing process for victims of abuse and sanctions for offenders.

Year: 2022
Organisation: Pontifical Catholic University Santiago
Country/Region: Chile
Langage: Spanish
Cost: US$220

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Spanish

US$220

2022

International

Keeping Children Safe

Training Courses

Understanding Child Safeguarding

4 weeks, approx. 3 hours study time each week
Upcoming online courses:
-23 May to 19 June 2022
-11 July to 7 August 2022
- 19 Sept to 16 Oct 2022
- 3 Oct to 14 Oct 2022
- 14 Nov to 11 Dec 2022
- 23 Jan to 19 Feb 2023
- 20 Mar to 16 Apr 2023

Explores:
- What do we understand by the term child abuse? What does it mean in our own country?
- International Child Safeguarding Standards
- how to recognise and respond to safeguarding concerns and abuse.

Year: 2022
Organisation: Keeping Children Safe
Country/Region: International
Langage: English
Cost: GBP£475

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English

GBP£475

2022

Online or face-to-face in UK

CHS Alliance

Training Courses

SEA Investigation

Who should attend?
- Mid- to senior-level staff who are, or may be, designated to investigate allegations of staff misconduct within their organisation.

Course content
- What is abuse?
- Principles of investigation
- Investigation planning
- Documentary and other evidences, and site visits
- Conducting interviews
- Investigation report and management implication report writing
- Investigation closure

The course includes a simulation exercise of the interviewing stage of an investigation, using a detailed case study. Actors represent the complainant, subject of complaint and witnesses.

Please note also that this course is fully booked from June 2022 to Sept 2022. From October 2022, they will transition to the Investigator Qualification Training Scheme.

Year: 2022
Organisation: CHS Alliance
Country/Region: Online or face-to-face in UK
Langage: English
Cost: €800 small NGOs; €1,600 large NGOs

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English

€800 small NGOs; €1,600 large NGOs

2022

Online & UK

CHS Aliiance

Training Courses

Investigator Qualification Training Scheme

Aimed at humanitarian staff whose role it is to investigate allegations of SEAH by aid workers against crisis-affected people and/or humanitarian staff.

1. Foundation Self-directed online module, May 2022
2. Practitioner Blended learning programme (self-directed and virtual classroom sessions), Oct 2022
3. Advanced Practitioner 5-day residential course, Jan 2023
4. Qualification Maintenance Continual learning and engagement with Investigation Community of Practice, Mid-2023

Year: 2022
Organisation: CHS Aliiance
Country/Region: Online & UK
Langage: English
Cost: To be confirmed

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English

To be confirmed

2022

International

CHS Alliance

Training Courses

PSEA & Investigations for Managers

3 day remote workshop includes:
- pre-workshop reading
- 3 facilitated sessions of 3 hours each
- one individual assignment between sessions 1 and 2
- one group work between sessions 2 and 3
Expected study time is about 14 hours.

Workshop covers:
- PSEA principles and latest PSEA developments in the humanitarian sector
- Creating a culture of safety – policies and procedures, complaints & response mechanisms and recruitment practices;
- Risk assessment and critical elements in managing investigations
- Investigation roles and responsibilities and investigators ToRs
- Victim/Survivor centered approach
- Communicating the results of investigations with different stakeholders

Next course is 17th May 2022.

Year: 2022
Organisation: CHS Alliance
Country/Region: International
Langage: English
Cost: To be confirmed

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English

To be confirmed

2022

International

CHS Alliance

Training Courses

Formation sur les enquêtes en cas d’allégations d’exploitation et d’abus sexuels

Online for 5 days: 25th April 2022

Ce cours aborde les sujets suivants :
- La notion d’abus et de plainte
- Les principes sous-jacents aux enquêtes
- La planification des enquêtes
- La recherche d’information susceptibles de corroborer ou réfuter des allégations
- La conduite d’entretiens
- La rédaction du rapport d’enquête et rapport de recommandations
- La clôture de l’enquête

Year: 2022
Organisation: CHS Alliance
Country/Region: International
Langage: French
Cost: €800 small NGOs; €1,600 large NGOs

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French

€800 small NGOs; €1,600 large NGOs

2022

International

CHS Alliance

Training Courses

Complaints and Response Mechanisms

3 day face-to-face training on:
- Why complaints handling constitutes an essential part of an organisation’s overall work on accountability;
- The difference between feedback and complaints;
- Factors that represent barriers to complaining and ways in which these can be addressed;
- What constitutes an effective complaints and response mechanism which is safe, confidential, transparent and accessible;
- How to define valid complaints, and the scope and parameters of complaints & response mechanisms;
- What and how to communicate with potential complainants;
- Methods for engaging with communities and other stakeholders in developing appropriate complaint-handling systems;
- Steps in setting up a complaints and response mechanism;
- Working with partners and other stakeholders on complaints handling.

Year: 2022
Organisation: CHS Alliance
Country/Region: International
Langage: English
Cost: €700 small NGOs; €1,400 large NGOs

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English

€700 small NGOs; €1,400 large NGOs

2022

International

Open University

Training Courses

Course 1: Introduction to Safeguarding in the International Aid Sector

A mass online open course for staff in development and humanitarian agencies working in global development, most likely in international and national non-governmental organisations (NGOs).

Next course: 24th Jan 2022

Week 1: Introduction to Safeguarding
Week 2: Definitions, misuse of power and identifying safeguarding concerns
Week 3: Prevention
Week 4: Reporting
Week 5: Response
Week 6: Learning and Implementation

Year: 2022
Organisation: Open University
Country/Region: International
Langage: English
Cost: Free

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English

Free

2022

International

Open University

Training Courses

Course 2: Advanced Safeguarding Leadership Training for Safeguarding Leads in the International Aid Sector

24 hours of training - not yet launched online

Year: 2022
Organisation: Open University
Country/Region: International
Langage: English
Cost: Free

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English

Free

2022

International

Kaya Connect

Training Courses

Safeguarding Essentials

1 to 1.5 hour online self-directed course will cover:
1. What is safeguarding?
2. Safeguarding communities at risk
3. How do safeguarding issues arise?
4. Mythbusting – true or false?
5. How you can help?
6. Be ready to report

Year: 2022
Organisation: Kaya Connect
Country/Region: International
Langage: English, Arabic, French, Spanish
Cost: Free

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English, Arabic, French, Spanish

Free

2022

International

The Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action

Training Courses

Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action

Online 4-5 hour course covers standards:
Standard 1 – Coordination (required)
Standard 4 – Programme Cycle Management (required)
Standard 8 – Physical and Emotional Maltreatment
Standard 9 – Sexual and Gender-Based Violence
Standard 12 – Child Labour
Standard 14 – Applying a Socio-Ecological Approach
Standard 15 – Group Activities for Child Well-Being
Standard 17 – Community-Level Approaches
Standard 23 – Education and Child Protection

Year: 2022
Organisation: The Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action
Country/Region: International
Langage: English
Cost: To be confirmed

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English

To be confirmed

2022

International

Kaya Connect

Training Courses

Managing sexual exploitation and abuse investigations

1 online hour course for managers who oversee investigations. Covers:
- codes of conduct,
- staff training and supervision
- confidential complaints mechanisms.
- responsibilities of managing an investigation

Year: 2022
Organisation: Kaya Connect
Country/Region: International
Langage: English
Cost: Free

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English

Free

2022

International

Kaya Connect - UNHCR

Training Courses

Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse

1 hour online course which:
- Explains UN standards of conduct on sexual exploitation and abuse and identify prohibited and strongly discouraged conduct
- Identifies obligations of UN personnel and ways of reporting of sexual exploitation and abuse
- Identifies consequences of breaching the UN standards of conduct on sexual exploitation and abuse
- Identifies specific responsibilities and accountabilities of managers in addressing sexual exploitation and abuse

Year: 2022
Organisation: Kaya Connect - UNHCR
Country/Region: International
Langage: English
Cost: Free

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English

Free

2022

International

United Edge

Training Courses

Transformative Safeguarding

Course length: 4 weeks; Total Time Commitment: 25.5 hours

Week 1. Live session: 1.5 hours
Weeks 2 - 4. Live sessions: 6 hours per week, with live sessions every Tuesday and Thursday
Weeks 2 - 4. Self-guided: 2 hours per week

Price: $595 USD

Groups of 10+: $535 USD

Delivery methods: Live participatory online sessions | Interactive learning tools | Lifetime access to resource bank inc. audit tool for your organization | Small team discussions | Online forum | 1-2-1 with facilitators | Self-paced learning and reflection | Facilitator Q&As

Next course dates: 29 August - 22 September 2022

Year: 2022
Organisation: United Edge
Country/Region: International
Langage: English
Cost: USD$595

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English

USD$595