Don’t forget that when your management changes they now have to obtain a WWCC. Please take the following steps when your Approved Provider/members of your management committee changes. If at anytime, and especially after the AGM, any members of your management committee (President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, and the Public Officer) change, they need to do.Read more
Monthly Archives: October 2017
OOSH Educators build strong trusting relationships with children and on occasions children will disclose information that is sometime confronting. These occasions require sensitivity, as well as:Read more
- Giving the child your full attention.
- Maintaining a calm appearance.
- Don't be afraid of saying the "wrong" thing.
- Reassure the child it is right to tell.
- Accept the child.
Section 25A(1) of the Ombudsman Act outlines 'reportable conduct. Reportable conduct is any sexual offence or sexual misconduct committed against, with or in the presence of a child. Organisations are required to notify the Ombudsman Office as soon as practicable or within 30 days if there are any occasions/or incidents that meet the reportable conduct.Read more
Use these tips to ensure your practices and knowledge is current.Read more
- Team Meeting Agendas – Have Child Protection as an item on team meeting agenda – this encourages Educators to raise concerns, ask questions and allows for discussion.
- Mandatory Reporting Guide – Give new Educators time to look through the MRG
- Work through the MRG.
OOSH Educators have an important role to play in child protection. This lies not only in the detection and reporting of possible cases of child abuse but also in contributing to the ongoing support and monitoring of the abused child. Their role can only be properly carried out if Educators are equipped with the relevant.Read more
"Thinking Differently About Play" Tour November 2017. A chance not to be missed by anybody with an interest in wellbeing, play spaces and healthy communities..Read more
17 - 19 November, Wollongong. Bookings now open! Check out the 3 Day Program and join in the groovy fun!.Read more