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Grant Making Forum 14 June 2018

Two presentations on the subject of safeguarding. The first, presented by Chris Rowse and Jane Klauber, outline the legal requirements for serious incident reporting, frameworks for governance for trustees, chief executive and operations staff, and how and when to use the disclosure and barring service. The second, from Sarah Carlick, provides details about the need for change, legislative requirements, types of abuse, and how to establish and build upon safeguarding frameworks within your own organisation.

first presentation

Safeguarding: Managing the risks

presented by Chris Rowse & Jane Klauber, partners at Russell Cooke Solicitors

Chris Rowse and Jane Klauber are legal specialists in safeguarding and partners at Russell Cooke Solicitors. They outline the legal requirements for serious incident reporting, frameworks for governance for trustees, chief executive and operations staff, and how and when to use the disclosure and barring service.

second presentation

Safeguarding: Transition to a safer culture

presented by Dr Sarah Carlick, director of The Athena Programme

Sarah Carlick is an expert in safeguarding and founder of The Athena Programmme, specialising in training and consultancy for the safeguarding of children and adults at risk. In this presentation, Sarah provides details about the need for change, legislative requirements, types of abuse, and how to establish and build upon safeguarding frameworks within your own organisation.

Speaker profiles

Chris Rowse - partner at Russell-Cooke Solicitors

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Chris works with charities, social enterprises and other not-for-profit organisations, as a partner in the charity and social business team. His clients include several national 'household name' charities, as well as smaller voluntary bodies. Chris specialises in providing complex legal and strategic advice to charities. He advises on diverse issues, including complex governance issues, commercial contracts and other agreements, constitutions (including for charities established by Royal Charter or statute), data protection (including the new GDPR) trading and fundraising, establishing and registering new charities, regulatory matters involving the Charity Commission, joint ventures and other collaborations and mergers. Chris will be speaking to ACO members at the Grant Making Forum on Safeguarding.

Dr Sarah Carlick-  director at The Athena Programme

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As Managing Director and the founder of the Athena Programme Sarah has an inspiring vision and commitment that drives the business and the safeguarding agenda reaching far and wide on the world map. She has had a fascinating career and her experience has taken her into a cross section of sectors including the voluntary, private and public organisations. During her remarkable international career before and during her time as Athena's leader she has extensive knowledge and skills in quality assurance, safeguarding reviews, governance, strategic analysis, organisational improvement for safer cultures, training needs, development days and impact evaluation.

Documents to view & download

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Presentation

PowerPoint Presentation on 'Safeguarding' by Sarah Carlick, from The Athena Programme, for the Grant Making Forum on 14th June 2018

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Presentation

PowerPoint presentation on 'Safeguarding' by Chris Rowse, Partner at Russell-Cooke Solicitors, for the Grant Making Forum on 14th June 2018

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