Introduction to Safeguarding - Online Session

This online session is for you if you are new to the world of safeguarding. It will give you an overview of the key issues about safeguarding for adults and children that any community organisation, charity or social enterprise needs to know.

By the end of this session you will:

  • Have an entry level understanding of safeguarding
  • Know how to recognise and report abuse or harm
  • Understand the importance of responding to safeguarding concerns
  • Feel able to begin making safeguarding part of your day to day activities

It will also cover some of the key issues in safeguarding in the current situation with COVID-19. 

This session will be delivered by Connected Voice and is also part of Safer Culture North East, a partnership between Catalyst Stockton-on-Tees, Connected Voice, Durham Community Action, Northumberland CVA and VONNE, funded jointly by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport and the National Lottery Community Fund. 


This event will take place online and joining instructions will be sent prior to the session.


Attendance is free although booking in advance is required to secure places. 


For any queries please email


February 17th, 2022 1:00 PM through  3:00 PM