Anglo-Irish Safeguarding Policy

Welcome to the Safeguarding section of the Presentation Brothers Anglo-Irish Province. 

All of us share the serious responsibility and privilege of trying to ensure that our children and young people grow up in an environment where they are treasured, respected and loved and are free from danger of any form of abuse. The Presentation Brothers takes its commitment to safeguarding children and young people very seriously. We have published our policies and procedures in accordance with Standards and Guidance Document for the Catholic Church in Ireland. We are fully compliant with all the provisions of civil law in this area.

Safeguarding Personnel / Roles

The following are the people involved in this essential work in the Presentation Brothers:
Safeguarding Coordinator: Mrs Treise Lenihan
Further to her role as the Brothers' Safeguarding Trainer, Treise works on coordinating all aspects of Safeguarding for the Brothers in Ireland, including providing support to the Safeguarding representatives in each...
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Contact Details

We are committed to implementing the appropriate national guidelines for dealing with complaints relating to child sexual abuse, and will respond to the best of our ability to any person who comes to us with a complaint. Accordingly we have appointed a Child Safeguarding Designated Officer in every unit of the...
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Our Safeguarding Policies

Each province of the Presentation Brothers has a Child Safeguarding Policy. In addition, there is a Congregation level policy document.
Each of the policies can be found here.
If you are required to apply for Garda Vetting with the Presentation Brothers, you can find the relevant form here. Page 2 and 3...
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2015 Update on Review Report Recommendations

In May 2014, we published a review (pdf) of our safeguarding policies and procedures which had been conducted by the National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland (NBSCCCI).
That report made a number of recommendations. We have supplied the National Board (February 2015) with an update on...
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Towards Healing is a new counselling and support service for survivors of Institutional, Clerical and Religious abuse, funded by the Catholic Church. If you have suffered in this way, Towards Healing will provide services to you no matter where you are currently living: www.towardshealing.ie
One in Four professionally supports men and women who have...
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