What's new for May and June

Last updated: 04 Jun 2018 Topics: Safeguarding children Working with our partners Type: News article

Here's a summary of the latest updates, changes and new content on the CPSU website and from our partners. 

CPSU Director Anne Tiivas awarded OBE

Congratulations to Anne Tiivas, the Director of the NSPCC’s Child Protection in Sport Unit (CPSU), who has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for services to safeguarding children and young people.

LGBT+ topic page update

We’ve updated our topic page on LGBT+ young people and sport. The new pages include more practical guidance for sports organisations regarding how to effectively include and safeguard LGBT+ young people within sports clubs and organisations.

Changing facilities update

This briefing on the safe use of changing facilities provides guidance on how to safeguard children and young people when they are using sports changing facilities and now includes trans safeguarding recommendations. 

Safeguarding and protecting children in sport renewal course

This course has been developed in partnership with The NSPCC and The CPSU. The course offers sports organisations the opportunity to learn-by-doing and includes a safeguarding deaf and disabled children module. 

Parents in Sport Week 2018

After 2017 Parents in Sport Week success, we’ve finalised the dates for this year’s event. Learn more about this years event and key aims that we will be focusing on. Sign-up to support Parents in Sport Week 2018 and receive regular updates

Webinar: Keeping safe online - advice, information and support for sports organisations 

Book your place to attend this webinar on 15 August 2018. We'll explore the benefits and risks of social media for sports clubs and organisations and provide helpful guidelines, examples and tools to enable sports to help children and young people to make safe use of social media.

Celia Brackenridge dies aged 67

Celia Brackenridge has died aged 67 from leukaemia. Celia was an international sportswoman, a campaigner for women’s causes and an authority on child protection in sport, in which she worked very closely with many of us at the CPSU. 


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