Child Protection workshops

Implementing New Accreditation Standards for Child Protection

CIS Schedules Workshops to Educate and Prepare School Communities

CIS is committed to helping our school communities prepare for the implementation of core Accreditation Standards for child protection. To do this, we have enlisted a global team of child protection experts who will collaborate with us to educate and support you, through workshops for leaders, counsellors and teachers. Join CIS Professional Staff including Executive Director Jane Larsson, Director of Career & Recruitment Services Pauline O'Brien, and a member of our School Support & Evaluation team at each of our workshops.

We offer two distinct but equally valuable focuses during the workshop. Past attendees recommend that schools register at least one person in each strand to gain perspective from the full range of workshop topics.

Upcoming workshops

  • October 2017
    • WedOct11 Child Protection Foundation Workshop | Hong Kong


      11 - 13 October 2017
      Registration - Open

    • SatOct14 Child Protection Deep Dive Workshop | Hong Kong


      14 - 15 October 2017
      registration - Open

  • November 2017
    • ThuNov30 Child Protection Foundation Workshop | Amsterdam


      30 November - 1 December 2017
      Registration - Open

  • December 2017
    • SatDec02 Child Protection Deep Dive Workshop | Amsterdam


      2 - 3 December 2017
      Registration - Open

  • February 2018
    • WedFeb28 Child Protection Foundation Workshop | Nairobi

      28 February - 1 March 2018
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  • March 2018
    • FriMar02 Child Protection Deep Dive Workshop | Nairobi

      2 - 4 March 2018
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    • ThuMar08 Child Protection Workshop | Dubai

      8 - 10 March 2018
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  • Ensure school communities possess knowledge and understanding of the signs and risks of child abuse.
  • Develop understanding and common interpretation of the new Accreditation Standards to support the development of effective policies and practices.
  • Focus on challenges facing school communities as they strive to interpret various cultural attitudes and actions in addressing forms of abuse.
  • Defining and Understanding the Causes and Practices of Sexual Abusers
  • Managing Allegations / Investigating Abuse in a School Community
  • Teaching Intelligent Disobedience to Students
  • The Impact of Child Trauma on Learning: Describing the Long Term Impact of Abuse on Educational Outcomes and Adult Life

  • Accreditation Standards: A Guide for Implementation
  • Identifying Abuse and Handling Initial Disclosures
  • Child Protection Audits, Policies and Practices
  • Comprehensive Sexuality Education
  • Effective International Recruitment and Selection Practices
  • Virtual Abuse: risks and realities
  • Inclusive Comprehensive Sexuality Education: Consultation with the School Community
  • Working with Families in Diverse Cultural Settings to Discuss Abuse
  • Current Best-Practices in the Treatment of Child and Adolescent Traumatic Stress
  • Identifying, Establishing and Managing a Multi-Disciplinary Team: School Structure
Expert presenters include:
  • Jordan Greenbaum, MD, MPH, Global Health Initiative Pediatrician and Physician, International Centre for Missing and Exploited Children (ICMEC)
  • Tim Gerrish OBE, Founder – International Child Protection Advisors; Formerly: UK Detective/Head of the UK National Criminal Intelligence Service Serious Sex Offender unit; Head of International Partnerships - Child Exploitation and Online Protection centre (CEOP)
  • Stephanie Howdle-Lang, Vice Principal Primary (Wellbeing), Renaissance College Hong Kong
  • Susie March, Comprehensive Sexuality Education Consultant, Registered Nurse
  • Dr Joe Sullivan, Director of Behaviour Analysis & Forensic Psychology - Mentor Forensics
  • Dr. Doug Walker, Clinical Psychologist, Master Trainer of Psychological First Aid (PFA), Skills for Psychological Recovery (SPR) and Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools (CBITS)
CIS Professional Staff include:
  • Jane Larsson, Executive Director
  • Specialist Staff TBD

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