Child Protection Policy
Protection Policy Statement for the Parish of Glenamaddy
parish of Glenamaddy seeks
to proclaim the Kingdom of God and to make known the Good News of Christ
more fully through worship, service and witness.
In keeping with this aim, ministry with children and young people
in the parish is informed by the three Gospel principles of Truth, Justice
parish values and encourages the participation of children and young
people in all church liturgies and parish activities that enhance their
spiritual, physical, emotional and social development.
parish recognises the dignity and rights of all children and young people
and is committed to ensuring their safety and well being in a way that
promotes their human dignity, integrity and worth as children of God.
child/young person is to be affirmed as a gift of God and has a right to
dignity of life and bodily integrity, which must be respected, nurtured
and protected. These rights are inalienable by the very fact of their
parish recognises that all who work with children and young people have a
special duty of care towards them. Leaders must create a safe environment
for children and young people in order to secure their protection and
enable their full participation in the life of the church.
The parish has committed itself to putting procedures in place to ensure the welfare and protection of children and young people together with the welfare of those who work with them. The welfare of the child is always paramount.
Code of Conduct
code of conduct applies to all adults who work with children and young
people on a professional or voluntary basis and to all children and young
people in their care:
parish is committed to having the following procedures in place.
These Procedures and Code of
Conduct will be made known to both parents/guardians and to children and
contact is Mary Worrall
parish is committed to keeping confidential all personal information about
children and their families. The only exception may be when child
protection concerns arise in relation to a child. In this situation
information will be shared on a need to know basis in the best interest of