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Improving parent–coach relationships – strategies for coaches

Topics: Duty of care Trips, events and travel Parents in sport Type: Best practice

This guidance provides coaches with helpful strategies to follow to improve and manage potential issues between coaches and parents and build a good relationship.

Apr 20 2015

Negotiating the post-game conversation

Topics: Duty of care Athlete wellbeing Type: Best practice

Competitions can be emotional for children, parents and coaches, so ensuring that feedback is well-timed and delivered appropriately is very important. 

Apr 20 2015

Optimising parental involvement in sport

Topics: Parents in sport Duty of care Type: Best practice

Useful guidance for parents that provides tips for how to support and encourage their child/children positively when participating in sport.

Apr 20 2015

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

Safeguarding LGBT young people

Topics: Athlete wellbeing Anti-bullying Type: Webinars

This presentation explores how voluntary, community and sports organisations can support and safeguard LGBT young people, with a particular focus on supporting trans young people.

Feb 26 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

Keeping children and young people safer online

Topics: Online safety Type: Webinars

Recorded in January 2015, this webinar looks at online safety and provides practical examples and guidance for sport, voluntary and community organisations.

Jan 28 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