The Office of Sport Member Protection Information Officer Interactive Webinar

26 October 2021

TITLE: Member Protection Information Officer Interactive Webinar
DATE 1: Thursday 2 September 2021
DATE 2: Wednesday 29 September 2021
DATE 3: Wednesday 13 October 2021
DATE 4: Tuesday 26 October 2021
DATE 5: Wednesday 10 November 2021
DATE 6: Tuesday 30 November 2021
DATE 7: Monday 13 December 2021
TIME: 6pm - 8pm
LOCATION: Online
COST: Free
ORGANISER: The Office of Sport
REGISTER: HERE!
Member Protection Information Officers (MPIO) have an important role to play at all levels of sport. The MPIO provides information about rights, responsibilities and options to an individual making a complaint or raising a concern in sport. MPIO training is currently free and involves two components.

You must complete both (1) and (2) to complete MPIO training:

1. Online course – MPIO theory

• Must be completed prior to participating in the interactive webinar (see below).
• This is a self-guided online course, done in your own time
• Accessed via the Sport Integrity Australia and Play By The Rules eLearning hub, please go to:
https://elearning.sportintegrity.gov.au/login/index.php
• Register to complete the course and download and save your MPIO online training certificate (will be required as evidence of completion)

2. Interactive webinar – MPIO skills

• Two hour interactive session, with a small group of fellow sports club representatives
• Delivered by trained Office of Sport staff
• Register via the “Book now” link on this page

Webinar details

• Participants are required to complete some pre-webinar activities (will take around 20 minutes to complete)
• The webinar link and pre-webinar tasks will be emailed to participants in the week prior to the start date.
• Participants will require a laptop or PC and reliable internet access.
• Video capability is preferred for a more engaging learning experience.

Webinar content

The webinar consolidates online training and focuses on developing the skills needed to deal with people in the MPIO role.

Topics covered include:

• MPIO Roles and Responsibilities
• Conflict of interest and impartiality
• Listening and responding effectively
• Communication and promotion of MPIO
• Next steps action list
• Useful resources and contacts
• Evaluation survey (online)

Registration and certificate

Following completion of the webinar participants will receive a link that allows access to the final certificate of recognition.

If you have any questions please contact mark.roach@sport.nsw.gov.au