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Improving Safeguarding Practice for INGOs – Training

Improving safeguarding

This online workshop will strengthen your safeguarding practice and give you an understanding of the risks, roles, responsibilities and responses for INGOs. It is aimed at any UK-based organisation working with international programmes in a development, humanitarian or academic setting. It is suitable as a first introduction and as a refresher course.

This course is a great opportunity to continue your professional development in safeguarding, whether you are directly responsible for safeguarding in your organisation or not.

If you have any queries about this event please email info@swidn.org.uk.

About Vicky Ferguson:

Vicky Ferguson is the Head of Safeguarding, Training and Learning for Chance for Childhood (CfC), an INGO working in Africa to support children in vulnerable situations. She focuses on supporting CfC and their partners to develop robust and inclusive safeguarding practices, policies and procedures. She also oversees all the training Chance for Childhood, delivers on Inclusion and facilitates a Community of Practice for Partners.

Before moving into ‘International Development’ Vicky worked with children and young people in the UK in both the Third and Public Sector. She worked predominantly within Homeless and Substance Misuse Services but has also spent time supporting young people in generic Youth Services.

Vicky is passionate about developing Safeguarding Practices, Procedures and Policies that keep everyone safer and are contextually and culturally relevant to those implementing them.

Location
Online

Start date & time
June 28th, 2023 at 10:30


End date & time
June 28th, 2023 at 12:30

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