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Model Safeguarding Policy

Model Safeguarding Policy and Procedures


This guide to safeguarding policy, procedures and best practice has been put together by the Baptist Union of Great Britain to offer a template and a set of helpful guidance notes for churches as they develop or review the safeguarding framework for their church. It is divided into four sections:
 
1) Safeguarding Policy Statement – this is a template policy that you can use as a starting point for your own church’s policy
 
2) Safeguarding Procedures – these sections provide a clear outline of the reporting procedures needed in every local Baptist church
 
3) Best Practice Guidelines – these guidelines provide detailed information on key areas of safeguarding in the life of a Baptist church
 
4) Useful Contacts



File type: DOC
File size: 783.6Kb
Created: November 2017
 
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