Safeguarding: A Board’s Eye View for INGOs with Richard Powell - Half-day Training Course

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Safeguarding: A Board’s Eye View for INGOs with Richard Powell - Half-day Training Course


SWIDN Members: £55
Non-Members: £105
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Aims of the training

In the light of recent developments in the field of safeguarding children, other vulnerable populations and beneficiaries in an international context, this half-day training aimed at INGO Trustees and Board members will cover:

Risks: An overview of Safeguarding risks  

Responsibilities: The responsibilities of Trustees and Boards of UK-based INGOs

Responses: Best practice and the expectations of donors and regulators

Target audience: INGO Board members and Trustees

About Richard

Richard has 40 years of social work experience including 15 years of international child safeguarding experience with Save the Children, and is committed to using the deep insights and knowledge gained in his distinguished career to enable organisations to become safe.

Richard has had a long involvement with the Save the Children family, most recently as Director of Global Child Safeguarding at Save The Children International (SCI), where he was responsible for introducing the SCI Child Safeguarding Protocol to all member organisations and Save the Children International global offices.

As well as providing global leadership on safeguarding for a large complex organisation, he also deployed to numerous humanitarian responses and had responsibility for Case Management, Investigations and Crisis Management Systems, Auditing, Strategy and Implementation. He also authored policy, standards,
guidance, training and tools. As manager of a global team, and member of the extended global leadership team, he introduced safeguarding and provided support to a number of SCI member organisations.

Richard established the management systems for accountability such as external independent audits and public reports, KPIs and minimum operating standards, as well as undertaking and overseeing case reporting, investigation and management.

Prior to this, Richard was responsible for all aspects of child safeguarding within Save the Children UK’s domestic and international programmes and all departmental activity, including policy development, guidance, training and investigation. He also has lengthy senior level experience in UK social work and probation work fields.

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