CHILD SAFE SCHOOL POLICY

Crusoe College is committed to safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. This will be the primary focus of our care and decision-making and includes zero tolerance for child abuse

 

Crusoe College is committed to providing a child safe environment where children and young people are safe and feel safe, and their voices are heard about decisions that affect their lives. Particular attention will be paid to the cultural safety of Aboriginal children and children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds, as well as the safety of children with a disability.

 

Every person involved with Crusoe College has a responsibility to understand the important and specific role he/she plays individually and collectively to ensure that the wellbeing and safety of all children and young people is at the forefront of all they do and every decision they make.

 

In planning, decision-making and operations Crusoe College will:

 

The College mandatory reporting policy is available for download here.

 

Code of Conduct

All staff and volunteers involved with Crusoe College are bound by the codes of conduct that govern their registration and maintenance of qualifications including but not limited to:

 

The Victorian Public Sector Employees Code of Conduct

http://vpsc.vic.gov.au/html-resources/code-of-conduct-for-victorian-public-sector-employees/

 

The Victorian Teaching Profession Code of Conduct

http://www.vit.vic.edu.au/professional-responsibilities/conduct-and-ethics

 

The Australian Psychological Society Code of Ethics

https://www.psychology.org.au/about/ethics/

 

Code of Professional Conduct for Nurses in Australia

http://www.nursingmidwiferyboard.gov.au/Codes-Guidelines-Statements/Professional-standards.aspx

 

Speech Pathology Australia Code of Ethics

https://www.speechpathologyaustralia.org.au/spaweb/Document_Management/Public/Ethics.aspx

 

In addition, Crusoe College staff and volunteers commit to maintaining the highest level of professional and ethical standards in dealing with students and their families by, at all times:

 

Adhering to the Crusoe College Child Safety Policy

RESPECT                         HONESTY                         INTEGRITY                         TRUST

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