Catholic Proffesional Standards Ltd.
CPSL has released a comprehensive
learning and development strategy to help Church leaders and their staff better
understand and implement their responsibilities under the National Catholic
CEO Sheree Limbrick said the strategy was developed after consultation with
Church leaders and personnel, survivors and their advocates, other experts and
will strengthen awareness, knowledge, capability and capacity of Church
entities to safeguard children and vulnerable adults who come into contact with
the Church, in line with the Standards,” Ms Limbrick said.
will deliver training, provide advice on a range of initiatives and establish a
clearing house on the website of relevant training delivered by reputable
providers across Australia.
will publish a range of resources and tools, examples of good practice from
Church entities, links to support material from a range of agencies and experts
in Australia and beyond, and provide support and advice as requested and
required to all Catholic entities.
strategy will provide new information and support to Church leaders and their
staff, it will not replicate work already being undertaken by Church entities
in areas of safeguarding.
is will support Catholic entities to improve their safeguarding approach in
accordance with the National Catholic Safeguarding Standards and the first
three years of auditing and reporting under the CPSL Audit Framework,” Ms
Learning and Development Strategy is available on the Training
and Events page of the CPSL website.