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What Churches Need to Know About Responding Well to an Allegation
27 January 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Background: Having worked in a local authority, managed and investigated allegations against staff in schools as well as volunteers and leaders in churches through his LADO role, Paul shares how church and charities should manage an allegation of misconduct or bad practice made against someone in a leadership or management position and how you can manage risk and reputation through having robust systems and processes in place.
Course Aim: Managing an allegation can be a really difficult and stressful situation for all concerned. This session is to help you understand the whole process from receiving the initial allegation, recording and reporting and through to its conclusion.
Delivered within a biblical frame of reference as well as the legal framework
• How to manage an allegation.
• How to report.
• Who to report to.
• The role of the LADO
• Supporting the staff member.
• Managing the reputational risk.