16 individuals certified to safeguard minors

Safeguarding of Minors - Gozo

16 individuals have successfully completed an accredited course aimed at preventing sexual abuse on children. The course which is accredited by the National Commission for Further and Higher Education in collaboration with the Institute for Pastoral Ministry.

Bishop Mario Grech who presided over a thanksgiving mass, presented the participants with their certificates.

The group of participants hailed from different backgrounds.

Fr Joseph Farrugia who is in charge of this mission, said that more work needs to be done.

Similar courses will be available in the future.

For more information about future courses one can visit the Facebook page of the Safeguarding of Minors – Gozo.