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Developing good safeguarding practice

This practical workshop supports you to create an effective set of policies and procedures that will help your organisation achieve its safeguarding objective. Under the guidance of our expert facilitator, Lucy Heaven Taylor, you will develop a safeguarding objective aligned to your organisation's specific context and start to put together the policies and procedures that will strengthen your organisation's response to safeguarding challenges.

Take this course together with Safeguarding essentials and Promoting a culture of respect: Sexual harassment prevention for a thorough grounding in safeguarding and sexual harassment prevention for NGOs.

Who is it for?

Those with responsibility for developing and implementing safeguarding policies and procedures within their organisation. This course is particularly suitable for those from small and medium NGOs, who have had some exposure to safeguarding and want to improve their understanding and organisational practice.

What you will learn

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Develop a safeguarding objective for your organisation
  • Develop the outline of core safeguarding policies
  • Identify what other policies and procedures are needed
  • Complete a workplan to finalise core policies


  • Developing a safeguarding objective
  • Reviewing core safeguarding policies
  • Procedures to support your policy: recruitment, induction, safeguarding reports, communications and content gathering
  • Applying your policies and procedures to case studies
  • Identifying challenges and how to strengthen you organisation to address them
  • Action planning

Course prices

Band 1


Band 2

Bond members >£2M annual spend

Band 3

Bond members <£2M annual spend

* 10% off if you book 8 weeks in advance; 5% off 3 or more bookings.

Contact us for special discounts if you're a student or unemployed.


off if you book early*


off multiple bookings*

Event dates

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

18 places available


Lucy provides training and support on programme performance, accountability and safeguarding to a range of NGO and UN clients.

Aneeta Williams

Aneeta Williams is a former lawyer turned international development and humanitarian practitioner. Her specialisms include International Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law, Gender and SGBV and Safeguarding and Protection.


8 All Saints Street
N1 9RL
United Kingdom