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Martial arts pilot training

Topics: Safeguarding children Type: News article

Sports coach UK, CPSU, NEST Management and CPSU’s Martial Arts working group have been working together to develop a Safeguarding and Protecting Children in Martial Arts workshop.

Feb 08 2016

Wales' young ambassadors

Topics: Safeguarding children Working with our partners Type: News article

We hear from Laura Whapham, CPSU Wales Development Officer, regarding the involvement of Sport Wales Young Ambassadors attending our CPSU Wales Safeguarding Standards panels for the first time.

Feb 08 2016

Club Matters – supporting your sports club

Topics: Safeguarding children Working with our partners Type: News article

Club Matters is Sport England's one-stop shop for sports clubs. It provides free, convenient, practical resources to help develop and sustain sports clubs.

Feb 08 2016

Ulster Rugby launches health and wellbeing strategy

Topics: Safeguarding children Type: News article

Ulster Rugby, in conjunction with the Public Health Agency (PHA), launched its community-based health and wellbeing strategy.

Jan 28 2016

Tackling mental health in and through sport

Topics: Working with our partners Safeguarding children Type: News article

The Mental Health Charter for Sport and Recreation was developed with the support of mental health charity Mind. The CPSU was one of the first organisations to sign up to commit to action.

Dec 17 2015

New rules for young disabled golfers

Topics: Safeguarding children Disability sport Type: News article

An introduction to Jordan Rosser, a disabled golfer and young coach, whose golf club has adapted their rules to be more inclusive of disabled athletes.

Dec 07 2015

Developing swimming for all in Durham

Topics: Disability sport Safeguarding children Type: News article

Maggie Ward is a squad coach at Durham City Amateur Swimming and Water Polo Club. She’s been instrumental in setting up and developing a squad to cater for swimmers with varying disabilities, and works closely with these swimmers to make sure their specific needs are met so they can swim in a safe and enjoyable environment.

Oct 23 2015

2015 CPSU national conference

Topics: Safeguarding children Type: News article

On 14 October 2015 the Child Protection in Sport Unit (CPSU) was joined by over 120 national governing body and county sports partnership safeguarding lead officers for its national safeguarding conference.

Oct 19 2015

Safeguarding the child athlete in sport

Topics: Working with our partners International sport Safeguarding children Type: Publication

The new review, published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, aims to (1) present a summary of the scientific literature on the threats to children in sport; (2) introduce a framework to categorise these threats; (3) identify research gaps in the field and (4) provide safeguarding recommendations for sport organisations.

Jun 19 2015

Hidden disabilities in sport

Topics: Safeguarding children Disability sport Type: News article

There are many different types of hidden disability that affect children and young people who may be involved in Sport. These disabilities are not easily identified or recognised. Sport is an ideal place to celebrate diversity and promote a positive ethos.

Apr 21 2015