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17 Jan 2019

Designated Liaison Person (DLP) – Role & Responsibilities

Target Audience

Those appointed to the role of Designated Liaison Person (DLP) within their organisation.

Outline

This half-day session aims to provide an understanding of the role and responsibilities of a Designated Liaison Person (DLP) and the organisational responsibilities in relation to child safeguarding and protection.

Instructor

Olive Ring

Olive Ring’s qualifications include an honours Degree in Social Science, Higher Diploma in youth and community work and a Masters in Applied Social Studies.
She was first employed as a youth worker and then manager, and moved into the area of child protection while employed in Barnardos.

For the past eight years she has been employed as the National Child Protection Manager for the youth work sector, with responsibility for supporting the 40,000 volunteers and 1500 youth work professionals with their child protection and safeguarding responsibilities.

Outcomes

Participants should leave with a better understanding of:

  • The role and responsibilities of a DLP
  • Child protection responsibilities of services
  • When and how to make a referral to the statutory services
  • Mandatory reporting
  • Recording, managing and sharing information.

Fees

€70Nonprofit Organisation
€60Carmichael Resident Organisation
€80Statutory/Corporate Organisation

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