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New mental health in sport content

Topics: Safeguarding children Type:News article

Information about mental health and wellbeing to help clubs create a mentally healthy and safe environment.

Apr 22 2020

We’re backing human rights declaration

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

The CPSU has signed up to the Declaration on Sport and Human Rights, joining major sports bodies from Northern Ireland and beyond.

Feb 11 2020

Helping adults respond to children disclosing abuse

Topics: Safeguarding children Type:News article

The NSPCC has created new resources to help adults respond to a child who raises a concern.

Jan 09 2020

Angles: Supporting individuals to share their experiences of abuse

Topics: Safeguarding children Type:News article

We talk to Alana Avery at On Road Media about the work of Angles and learn more about their work with people with lived experiences of abuse.

Nov 18 2019

Listen to our podcast on the basics of safeguarding

Topics: Safeguarding children Type:News article

Our latest podcast discusses the basics of safeguarding and what is required from every sporting organisation.

Nov 12 2019

Coaching Professional Standards

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

The Professional Standards for Coaching developed by CIMSPA and UK Coaching to provide a level of the knowledge, skills and behaviours required of coaches. 

May 09 2019

New study could be ground-breaking in tackling concussion

Topics: Elite athletes Community and school sports Safeguarding children Type:News article

A concussion study being carried out by the University of Birmingham hopes to develop new technology to detect concussion on the pitch to prevent harm to athletes. 

Jan 17 2019

Help parents support their child in sport

Topics: Working with our partners Community and school sports Type:News article

In preparation for Parents in Sport Week, we pulled together some key messages you can use at any time to help parents enhance their involvement in their child’s sporting lives. 

Oct 01 2018

3 reasons why involving parents can benefit your sports club

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

Parents play such an important role in supporting their child's participation in sport. See the 3 reasons why involving parents is beneficial for your sport. 

Sep 24 2018

Child safeguarding practice review and relevant agency regulations 2018

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

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport has released guidance specifically for sports organisations highlighting the new aspects of Working together to safeguard children which may have implications for them.

Sep 06 2018