Upcoming webinar "Safeguarding & Member Welfare with Dermot Howlin"

25th March 2021, 20:36pm | National

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Join the upcoming webinar "Safeguarding & Member Welfare with Dermot Howlin, Gymnastics Ireland Policy, Welfare & Compliance Manager"on Thursday 1st April 2021 from 6.30pm to 7.30pm.

Gymnastics Ireland will provide each member club with 2 places for this webinar free of charge and dependent on capacity may offer additional tickets for purchase on a first-come first-served basis.

How to register

To register please reply to the e-mail sent directly to your club secretary with the name of your 2 attendees. Registration deadline is Wednesday 30th March 2021.

About the speaker

Dermot is Gymnastics Ireland’s Policy, Welfare & Compliance Manager and has been working with Gymnastics Ireland for the past 13 years. Dermot represents Gymnastics Ireland on external committees and in various forums to ensure our voice is represented and that we are at the fore-front of safeguarding and compliance matters for our sport/organisation. Recently Dermot delivered a presentation as part of a series of safeguarding webinars organised in the framework of the European Union and Council of Europe joint project “Child Safeguarding in Sport”. The webinar was attended by over 20 Countries and showcased successfully implemented systems of Child Safeguarding Officers in five European countries/organisations.

About this webinar

This session will cover important safeguarding updates, Sport Ireland’s Club Auditing Framework, the Children First Act 2015/Child Safeguarding Statement and legislation update.

Who is it for

These online events are designed to support clubs by providing the most up to date information. This webinar is targeted at Club owners, Club Children’s Officers and Club Designated Liaison Persons.

  • Date & Time: Thursday 1st April at 6.30 - 7.30pm
  • Registration deadline: Tuesday 30th March
  • To register please reply to the e-mail sent directly to your club secretary with the name of your 2 attendees

Supported by our insurers Marsh, our range of upcoming 'Club Support Webinars' is part of the '2021 Gymnastics Ireland Webinar Series'. These online events are specifically designed to support developing the operational capacity & efficiency of our clubs, most of which now operate as Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs). The webinars will be led by key industry professionals plus GI staff/officials.

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