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Adult-child physical contact in sport

Topics: Duty of care Inappropriate or concerning behaviour Type: Videos

Dr Melanie Lang (Edge Hill University) has produced a video presentation for sports coach UK on challenging coach anxiety of adult-child touch in sport through a children's rights approach.

Apr 10 2015

Reporting of safeguarding concerns at sports events

Topics: Trips, events and travel Duty of care Community and school sports Type: Best practice

These reporting-procedure flowcharts offer guidance to organisations hosting sporting events at 5 different levels, from local to international.

Mar 20 2015

Child development report

Topics: Duty of care Research Type: Research

The CPSU commissioned a report in February 2015, 'Summary of child development ages 8-11 years for the purposes of safeguarding children in sport and leisure facilities' from Dr Vicky Lovett from Swansea University.

Feb 02 2015

Physical contact and young people in sport

Topics: Duty of care Type: Best practice

This briefing provides guidance on the appropriate use of physical contact between adults and young people in sports activities.

Jan 28 2015

Preventing abuse of positions of trust within sport

Topics: Inappropriate or concerning behaviour Type: Best practice

This briefing defines abuse of trust within a sports context, outlines relevant legislation and highlights recommended best practice.

Jan 21 2015

Sample accessible player registration form

Topics: Duty of care Type: Best practice

Sample form for sports organisations. A good-practice example developed by the Specialist Speech and Language Therapy Serivce, Nottingham Healthcare NHS Trust.

Jan 16 2015

Involving young people in mixed-aged sport or activity

Topics: Involving young people in mixed-age activities Type: Best practice

This briefing recommends best safeguarding practice for sports organisations that involve participants from mixed age groups.

Jan 15 2015

Supervising children and young people's sport and activities

Topics: Supervision ratio Type: Best practice

This briefing offers guidance on appropriate staffing and supervision ratios of adults to participants when planning and running sports activities.

Jan 07 2015

Understanding the grooming process

Topics: Inappropriate or concerning behaviour Type: Best practice

This briefing provides an insight into the ways unsuitable people seek positions working directly with children, in order to groom them for abuse, and how sports organisations can prevent this.

Jan 06 2015

Safeguarding Youth Sport – booklet

Topics: Elite athletes Athlete wellbeing Type: Publications

This booklet marks the end of the European project Safeguarding Youth Sport (SYS), managed by the International Centre for Ethics in Sport in close collaboration with 10 partners from 8 EU member states.

Jan 01 2015