Safeguarding for the Performing Arts

Wednesday 27 November 10.00am - 5.00pm

This course aims to help you identify and understand safeguarding concerns, issues and responsibilities when working with children, young people and vulnerable adults in the context the performing arts industry.

By the end of the course you will have explored and have an understanding of:
- What is safeguarding and relevant legislation
- The safeguarding issues that you may encounter in a workshop, performance and workplace settings
- The necessity for the prompt and effective reporting of incidents and concerns
- DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) and Child Licencing requirements
- How to start/adapt and implement a Safeguarding Policy and Procedure for your organisation

‘It was useful to think about the subject in more depth and get ideas on how to develop a policy.’ Ellen Chambers

Approach

This course is an delivered as a seminar with plenty of opportunity for questions, discussion and learning from fellow-participants’ experiences.

Target Audience

The course is aimed primarily at those that work with and provide performing arts activities and performances for and with children, young people and vulnerable adults. This course would also be useful for board members that need a understanding of safeguarding.

Trainer

Rebecca Manson Jones is the is Link Governor for Safeguarding on the Board of Governors for a local SE London Secondary School. She has recently been appointed at Artistic Director/Joint CEO of 'Spare Tyre', previously she worked for Oily Cart and founded 'Just Jones' and she is also Co-Chair of 'What Next? Lewisham'.

Price

£135+VAT (£162) for ITC members and £195+VAT (£234) for non-members. Early Bird rates available three weeks in advance.

Location

The Albany, Douglas Way, London, SE8 4AG

For more information or to discuss access needs, please call 0207 403 1727 or email us


Bookings are registered on receipt of the course fee. As there is are limited places on our courses places are allocated on a first come, first served basis. Outstanding payments may be cancelled in order for others to book and attend. Please find our full booking terms and conditions, including the cancellation policy here.