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Safeguarding deaf and disabled children in sport - Anna's story

Topics: Anti-bullying Deaf and disabled children Type: Videos

A video clip of Anna, a disabled girl, attending a sports session. Her coach struggles to accommodate and include her effectively in the activity. Some of Anna's peers begin to bully her verbally.

May 01 2012

The Framework for maintaining and embedding safeguarding for children in and through sport

Topics: Safeguarding framework Type: Tools

Have you already achieved the Safeguarding Standards? The Framework for maintaining and embedding safeguarding for children in and through sport helps sports organisations to maintain these standards of safeguarding and to embed safeguarding practices throughout their organisation.

Feb 03 2012

Access NI pre-appointment checking system

Topics: Safe recruitment Type: Best practice

This briefing paper outlines the role on Access NI and the service that they offer to sports organisations undertaking safer recruitment checks.

Nov 30 2011

Getting it right: standards of practice for the protection of children and young people

Topics: Safeguarding standards Type: Tools

Volunteer Development Agency, August 2009. The minimum standards of good practice for safeguarding children, recognised and endorsed by the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (Northern Ireland).

Feb 28 2011

Safeguarding the elite young athlete

Topics: Elite athletes Type: Best practice

This briefing is designed to assist governing bodies, coaches and parents to consider the impact and pressure being placed on young elite athletes and what is acceptable practice within their sport.

Feb 01 2011
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Bullying

Topics: Anti-bullying Type: Videos

How do you respond to bullying on the pitch? This video clip will help anyone involved in sports activities with children and young people including coaches, volunteer helpers, activity organisers, management committees, participants and parents.

Apr 29 2009

Coaches' inappropriate behaviour

Topics: Inappropriate or concerning behaviour Type: Videos

Does your sports team or club have clear guidelines on appropriate behaviour for a coach? This video clip will help anyone involved in sports activities with children and young people including coaches, volunteer helpers, activity organisers, management committees, participants and parents.

Apr 29 2009

Confidentiality and safer recruitment

Topics: Safe recruitment Type: Videos

Does your sports team or club have a careful recruitment process for people working closely with children and young people? This video clip will help anyone involved in sports activities including coaches, volunteer helpers, activity organisers, management committees, participants and parents.

Apr 29 2009

Disability discrimination

Topics: Deaf and disabled children Type: Videos

Is your sports team or club accessible for children and young people with disabilities? This video clip will help anyone involved in sports activities including coaches, volunteer helpers, activity organisers, management committees, participants and parents.

Apr 29 2009

Harassment of a referee or official

Topics: Inappropriate or concerning behaviour Parents in sport Type: Videos

Help and advice about how to deal with parents or spectators harassing referees.This video clip will help anyone involved in sports activities with children and young people including coaches, volunteer helpers, activity organisers, management committees, participants and parents.

Apr 29 2009