Managing allegations and reputational risk

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Coming in 2021

A brand new training session to support church leaders and trustees to manage an allegation around people in a position of trust. In the session we will also cover handling complaints. 

Duration : 3 hours

Target Audience: Trustees and church leaders, senior managers, HR leads

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, investigating and reporting and through to its conclusion.

Handling a complaint can be equally as difficult, this is where we need to ensure that our policies and governing documents for church order are fit for purpose. 

We will take you through both sub- statutory threshold and when an allegation meets statutory threshold

How to manage an allegation. 

  • Dealing with the shock and the emotion
  • Managing others
  • Investigating the allegations
  • Following a process

How to report. 

  • The Statutory threshold for reporting 

Who to report to. 

The role of the LADO

  • How the church works with the Local Authority and the Police 

Supporting the staff member or volunteer . 

  • Pastoral responsibilities supporting families

Managing the reputational risk 

Delivered within a Biblical and legal framework 

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 the learning on how church and charities should act and manage allegations against a person working with children & young people and vulnerable adults at risk of abuse , how you manage the risks as well as potential risk to church reputation through having robust systems and processes in place.

Book here

Cost £75.00

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