The Designated Liaison Person is responsible for reporting allegations or suspicions of child abuse to TUSLA Child and Family Agency or Social Services (NI) and/or An Garda Siochána / PSNI. It is recommended that this person is a senior club person. However, if there is difficulty identifying a separate individual to take this role, the Club Children’s Officer can be appointed as Designated Liaison Person once the club/organisation is clear about the responsibilities of each role. The organisation’s child protection policy and procedures should include the name and contact details of the Designated Liaison Person and the responsibilities attached to the role.
- To assist the Designated Liaison Officer to implement best practice in terms of Child Protection within the club setting.
- Target Group
- Designated Liaison Person
- Completion of the Safeguarding 1 – Basic Awareness Workshop in Child Welfare & Protection course is a pre-requisite to attending this course
- Course Duration
- 3 hours
- Course Fee
This programme is supported by the Irish Sports Council
On behalf of the Kerry Schoolboy/Girl League we would like to thank KRSP on the Code of Ethics Course that we attended recently. It was delivered with exceptional professionalism. All of our Coaches benefited greatly from the course and we would recommend that all clubs and individuals working with children take advantage of the course and the professional service provided.
- Kerry Recreation and Sports Partnership