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Safety, Wellbeing and Professional Services Resources

 Welcome to the Safety, Wellbeing and Professional Services (SWaPS) Infopoint Site


Service provision in this function area includes:

  • Child Protection - concerning the safety, welfare and wellbeing of children and young people
  • Exchange of Information
  • Professional Conduct of employees, contractors and volunteers - Maintaining Right Relationships
  • Building an aware culture and the arena of safety in the CEW and schools, and providing a safe and supportive work and learning environment for students and staff
  • Preventing Bullying and Harassment in the Workplace, Preventing Sexual Harassment, Cybersafety
  • Equal Employment Opportunity and Workplace Gener Equality
  • Work Health & Safety - ensuring the health, safety and wellbeing of employees, contractors, students, volunteers and visitors
  • Accident and injury - reporting, investigation and risk management
  • Return to Work
  • Workers Compensation
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) - providing confidential counselling and other professional services
  • Voice Care Service – providing individual assessment and treatment by qualified speech pathologist
  • Coordination of First Aid Training
  • Professional support with Complaint Handling
  • Professional support with Critical Incidents.   

These services are provided by:

  • Margaret Chittick - Professional Standards and Child Protection     
  • Susan Phillipson - Health and Safety and Employee Wellbeing
  • Kylie McElhone - Child Protection, Exchange of Information, Subpoenas     
  • Christa Sangster - Child Protection and Workplace Investigations                    
  • Linden Conkey - WWC Checks, SALT online training and Child Protection courses.























































































































































 Working with Children

 NSW Office of the Children's Guardian (OCG)
 NSW Working With Children Check
 NSW Working With Children Check: Information for Employers
 How people apply for the new Check (NSW clearance for child-related work)
 Child Protection (Working With Children) Act 2012
 Child Protection (Working With Children) Regulation 2013
 Child Protection (Offenders Registration) Act 2000

 Professional Standards and Child Protection

 NSW Ombudsman - Child Protection
 Ombudsman Act 1974
 Catholic Church in Australia – National Committee for Professional Standards
 Towards Healing
 Catholic Church Professional Standards Office NSW/ACT

 Safety, Welfare and Wellbeing of Children and Young People

 Mandatory Reporter Guide – Recording Decision Whether to Report
 Resources for Mandatory Reporters to Community Services
 Child Wellbeing & Child Protection – NSW Interagency Guidelines
 Keep Them Safe: A shared approach to child wellbeing
 Privacy & Exchanging Personal Information (CEC Privacy Manual for Schools)
 Protocol for Information Sharing between Principals and Schools in NSW
 Guidelines under Part 5A, Education Act: Students who pose a risk of violence
 NSW Family and Community Services - FaCS (formerly DoCS)
 Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Act 1998
 The National Safe Schools Framework
 eSafety Homepage

 Workplace Health and Safety

 WorkCover NSW
 WorkSafe Victoria
 Safety Institute of Australia (SIA)
 National Safety Council of Australia (NSCA)
 Voice Care Australia
 Anaphylaxis Guidelines for Schools
 NSW Education Act Part 5A Guidelines (Student's Violent Behaviour)

 Workers Compensation

 Catholic Church Insurances (CCI)