The purpose of this policy statement is:

  • to protect children and vulnerable adults who come into contact with EFPA’s work from harm. This includes the children of adults who come into contact with our work.
  • to provide staff and volunteers, as well as children, vulnerable adults and their families, with the overarching principles that guide our approach to protection from harm.

EFPA believes that:

  • Children and vulnerable adults should never experience abuse of any kind
  • Psychologists have a responsibility to promote the welfare of all children and vulnerable adults to keep them safe and to carry out their activities in a way that protects them.