Seminar to be held at King’s Church on child protection

THE Churches’ Child Protection Advisory Service (CCPAS) is running a major child protection training seminar in Hastings tomorrow (Saturday).

The seminar, entitled Facing the Unthinkable, will run from 9am to 1.30pm and will take place at King’s Church, on The Ridge and is designed for all who work with children in East Sussex, including those in a church setting – for example youth and children’s workers, Sunday School helpers and church leaders.

It will be presented by David Pearson, director of CCPAS, together with Pauline Pearson, a counsellor who works with both children and adults who have experienced abuse.

Mr Pearson said: “Facing the Unthinkable seminars are about teaching ’good sense’ measures to help ensure that churches and organisations are safe places for children and workers are equipped to respond appropriately and effectively to children who may have experienced harm, whether at home or elsewhere.”

For more information or to book a place contact Karen Ledger at CCPAS head office on 0845 120 4550.