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Catholic Safeguarding Advisory Service (CSAS)Procedures Manual

Amendments

February 2018

Updated Chapters
Chapter Name Details

Policy Statement, Key Principles and Values, Legislative Framework, Key Terms, Organisational Structure and Key Roles

This guidance has been substantially updated and should be re-read throughout.

Children - Management of Allegations and Concerns

This guidance has been substantially updated and should be re-read throughout.

Adults - Management of Allegations and Concerns

This guidance has been substantially updated and should be re-read throughout.

Safeguarding Plans: Management of Risk and Support within the Church

This guidance has been substantially updated and should be re-read throughout.

Safeguarding in Independent Schools associated with Religious Congregations

This guidance has been substantially updated and should be re-read throughout.

Whistleblowing Policy - Safeguarding Work

This guidance has been substantially updated and should be re-read throughout.

Guidelines Supporting People who may be Experiencing Domestic Abuse

This guidance has been substantially updated and should be re-read throughout.

Re-integration into Ministry

This guidance has been substantially updated and should be re-read throughout.

Review Panels

This guidance has been substantially updated and should be re-read throughout.

New Chapters and Features
Chapter Name Details

Safeguarding Structure

This document has been added to the manual.

Local Safeguarding Structure

This document has been added to the manual.

Quick Guide Responding to Allegations

This document has been added to the manual.

Sample Code of Conduct for Leaders and Helpers

This document has been added to the manual.

Sample Code of Conduct for Children and Young People involved in Church Activities

This document has been added to the manual.

Conducting an Initial Meeting to Inform an Individual within the Catholic Church that Safeguarding Concerns have arisen or an Allegation has been made

This procedure has been added to the manual.

Induction Pack for Commission Members

This document has been added to the manual.

Induction Pack for Parish Safeguarding Representatives

This document has been added to the manual.

Commission Chair – Model Person Specification and Role Description

This document has been added to the manual.

Next update: February 2019

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