Irish Youth Group West Child Protection Policy Statement

We in the Irish Youth Group West are committed to a student-centred approach to our work with children and young people. We undertake to provide a safe environment and experience, where the welfare of the young person is paramount. We strictly adhere to the recommendations of Children First: National Guidelines for the Protection and Welfare of Children, published by the Department of Health and Children and all our visiting Youth Groups in all Erasmus+ Projects must agree to these standards in any partnership we may have. We have implemented procedures covering:

– Code of behaviour for all staff
– Reporting of suspected or disclosed abuse
– Confidentiality
– Recruitment and selecting staff
– Managing and supervising staff
– Involvement of primary carers
– Allegations of misconduct or abuse by staff
– Complaints and comments
– Incidents and accidents

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