Event description

An in-depth training for those who have completed initial safeguarding training through a CIS workshop

Event Information

Getting There

Full directions can be found at the NIST INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL website.

Workshop Host & Venue

NIST International School
36 Sukhumvit Soi 15, Klongtoey-nua
Wattana, Bangkok 10110 Thailand
Tel.: +66 (0)2 017 5888


Check-in and Security at the NIST International School

You will check-in for the workshop upon your arrival at the school on Wednesday, 31 October. Please have a photo ID ready to present to the campus security. Then proceed to the registration desk at where you will receive your event participant badge. Please wear your badge at all times on the school premises.


Wednesday, 31 October
9:30 – 10:00 AM: Arrivals and check-in at the school (please have a photo ID ready)
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM: Workshop hours
3:00 – 5:00 PM: Special session for board members and leaders
5:00 – 6:30 PM: Networking reception

Thursday, 1 November
8:30 – 9:00 AM: Arrivals (please present your delegate badge to enter the school)
9:00 AM – 4:30 PM: Workshop hours

CIS Contact

Katie Rigg, CIS International Advisor for Student Well-being
Email: [email protected]


– Tim Gerrish OBE, Founder – International Child Protection Advisors
– Stephanie Howdle-Lang, Vice Principal Primary (Wellbeing), Renaissance College Hong Kong
– Jim Hulbert, JD, Labour and Employment Lawyer, Co-Partner at The Jane Group, Crisis and Reputation Management
– Jane Larsson, Executive Director, CIS
– Katie Rigg, International Advisor for Student Well-being, CIS
– Joe Sullivan, PhD, Director of Behavioural Analysis & Forensic Psychology, Mentor Forensics
– Douglas Walker, PhD, Clinical Psychologist, Master Trainer of Psychological First Aid (PFA), Skills for Psychological Recovery (SPR) and Cognitive Behavioural Intervention for Trauma in Schools (CBITS)


CIS has negotiated preferred rates at the Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit. Booking details will be provided shortly via email.

Terms & Conditions

Please review the CIS Event Terms & Conditions

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation of event registration must be made via your original registration.

– Cancellations made up to 30 days before the event will incur an administrative fee of 50 Euro / USD $50 (excluding VAT).
– Cancellations made 30 days or less before the event, or non-attendance at the event itself, will not be refunded.



Registration Deadline
15 October 2018

Participation Fee
€500.00 (excluding VAT)

Event registration will not be completed or confirmed until the event fee payment has been received. Registrants must submit payment within 30 days of the date of submission of the registration form in order to secure registration, and in all cases, no later than 7 days before the first day of the event.

Register for the WorkshopClick here


Wednesday 31 October: Risks and Realities - Managing Child Abuse in an International Community 9:30 – 10:00 Arrivals and Check-In 10:00 – 10:30 Welcome and IntroductionsJane Larsson, CIS Executive Director 10:30 – 12:00 Keynote: Defining and Understanding the Causes and Practices of Sexual AbusersJoe Sullivan (Theatre – open to registrants + all NIST staff) 12:00 – 13:00 Lunch 13:00 – 14:30 Keynote continuesJoe Sullivan (Theatre – open to registrants + all NIST staff) 15:00 – 17:00 Managing Allegations of Abuse in an International CommunityPanel: Joe, Jim, Tim, Jane, Katie (open to registrants and for all NIST Board Members and Leaders) 17:00 – 18:30 Networking Receptionopen to all registered participantsThursday 1 November: Understanding, Educating and Supporting Students 08:30 – 09:00 Arrivals 09:00 – 09:45 Keynote: The Impact of Child Trauma on Learning: Describing the Long-Term Impact of Abuse on Educational Outcomes and Adult Life Doug Walker 09:45 – 10:00 Break 10:00 – 12:00 Peer on Peer Abuse: Physical and VirtualKatie Rigg 12:00 – 13:00 Lunch 13:00 – 14:30 Keynote: Empowering Student Voice: Developing Awareness and Protective Skills Stephanie Howdle-Lang 14:30 – 14:45 Break 14:45 – 16:00 Student Panel: Exploring Values and Attitudes on AbuseNIST Student Panel – facilitated by Stephanie Howdle-Lang 16:00 – 16:30 Closing and Prioritizing Next Steps for Your School Community