Safeguarding Children Initiative

Help us educate people on how to protect children from abuse and neglect.

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Sadly, New Zealand has one of the worst records on child abuse and neglect among the world's developed countries.

We can all do more, and must do more, to help our kids. And it starts with education.

There is no compulsory training in New Zealand for people who work with children (doctors, nurses, teachers, kindergarten helpers, sports coaches and so on) on how to spot and deal with the signs of child abuse and neglect.

Safeguarding Children Initiative is a registered charity founded by frontline staff in nursing, police and health, who were appalled at the lack of education and training available, and decided to do something about it.

Our seminars and eLearning have been accessed by many thousands of people working with children in New Zealand. They tell us our training gives them the skills they need to support vulnerable children in their care.

We have worked with major national organisations in sport, healthcare and education. We also support individual schools, GP surgeries and others who need help to improve the policies and practices around child protection.

We receive no government funding and rely upon private donations and support to continue.

Both our seminars and our eLearning give adults the vital tools to help a child in need.

Visit www.safeguardingchildren.org.nz

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Safeguarding Children Initiative is a registered charity in New Zealand that provides free training on child protection via consultancy, seminars and eLearning.

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This organisation page was created on 22 Dec 2014.

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