We offer a range of postgraduate and professional learning programs to support safeguarding practice and capabilities for individuals and organisations.

Participants develop knowledge and understandings of contemporary issues and responses to safeguarding children and young people, and explore the conditions and factors that facilitate or impede child-safe environments.

Professional learning programs are delivered flexibly in a mode that suits your needs including self-paced online course, online and/or face-to-face short courses on selected topics, tailored learning for cohorts of 10 or more participants.

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Graduate certificate

Graduate Certificate in Safeguarding Children and Young People

Our ACU Graduate Certificate in Safeguarding Children and Young People aims to develop knowledge and understanding of contemporary issues and responses to safeguarding children and young people, exploring the conditions and factors that facilitate or impede child-safe environments

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other courses

Related graduate and postgraduate programs

ACU offers a range of services, courses and professional development programs to help individuals and organisations understand and apply child-safe and child- friendly practices and policies.

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Kids Central

Keeping Kids Central

The Keeping Kids Central learning resources are designed to help individuals and organisations understand and apply child-centred approaches in their work with children and young people experiencing vulnerabilities.

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Kids Helpline

1800 55 1800

This portal is aimed at people working in youth-serving organizations to help them better prevent and respond to harm to children.

If you would like to talk to a trained professional about what you’ve seen on the Portal, or need help, please call Kids Helpline on 1800 55 1800 or Lifeline on 13 11 14.

Emergency

If you believe a child or young person is in immediate danger, call Police on 000.

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Further information

For further information on crisis responses and reporting child abuse and neglect, see: Australian Institue of Family Studies website.

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