Safeguarding Workshop 2020

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2020 CMSM Safeguarding Workshop: Care, Custody, or Control

Strengthen the culture of safety. Experienced speakers  and practical content will help leaders of male religious institutes and monasteries, and their safeguarding teams, in strengthening the culture of safety and healing. This year’s workshop will be held over four afternoons; each session will be approximately two hours. Participants are welcome to attend any or all sessions.

Overview of Safeguarding Ministry for New Leaders

Monday, October 26, 1-3 p.m. ET

Safeguarding history and foundational documents, trends, an introduction to the Standards for Accreditation, and an overview of safeguarding ministry roles.

Presenters: Mike Riley and Christy Schiller, Praesidium, Inc.; Kristin Austin, Jesuit USA East Province; Paul Ashton, Psy.D.; and Deacon Steven DeMartino, CMSM

Best Practices in Allegation Notification and Investigation

Tuesday, October 27, 1-3 p.m. ET

Investigation processes and procedures, safeguarding resources, allegation notification recommendations, and case studies.

Presenters: Mike Riley and Deacon Steven DeMartino

Role and Responsibilities of Survivor Assistance Coordinator and Overview of Review Board Guidelines

Wednesday, October 28, 1-3:15 p.m. ET

Presenters: Tom Artz; Kristin Austin; Teresa Pitt, Spirit-Fire; and Deacon Steven DeMartino

Role and Responsibilities of the Safety Plan Supervisor

Thursday, October 29 1-3 p.m. ET

A focus on the survivor assistance coordinator as a leader within a religious institute and best practices in review boards.

Presenters: Paul Ashton, Psy.D., and Deacon Steven DeMartino

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