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Steering clear of indecent images of children

Topics: Inappropriate or concerning behaviour Online safety Type: Webinars

A CPSU webinar in conjunction with the IWF and Marie Collins Foundation, exploring the ways in which sports organisations can promote a new Home Office campaign about the laws on viewing indecent images online. 

Duty of Care in sport review

Topics: Duty of care Type: Publications

This report, published in April 2017, followed a review of the Duty of Care that sport has towards participants. The review was led by Baraness Tannie Grey-Thompson. 

Safeguarding at events - weather considerations

Topics: Trips, events and travel Type: Best practice

This briefing outlines the issues arising from bad weather conditions prior to and during an event, which assist in your decision-making.

Sample safeguarding policy statement

Topics: Safeguarding standards Type: Policies

A policy statement makes it clear to staff, parents and children what you and your organisation will do to keep children safe.

Pool lifeguards and DBS eligibility

Topics: Safe recruitment Type: Best practice

This briefing outlines a consistent approach to decisions about the eligibility of pool lifeguards for Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks.

Reference form for positions working with children

Topics: Safe recruitment Type: Forms

A template form for sports organisations to use when contacting the references provided by an applicant for a role working with young people.

A journey to better safeguarding with the LTA

Topics: Athlete wellbeing Elite athletes Type: Video & audio

In this podcast, we talk to the LTA about how they’ve developed and delivered on their last safeguarding strategy and what improvements it’s made to the experiences of young athletes in their sport.

Online safety: Training scenarios

Topics: Online safety Type: Video & audio

You can use these scenarios with staff and volunteers in your sport to identify any gaps in knowledge when dealing with online safety concerns. 

Recruiting coaches and other staff from overseas

Topics: Safe recruitment Type: Best practice

This briefing offers information and guidance on safeguarding considerations and recruitment processes that should be put in place when recruiting staff from overseas.

Self-declaration form

Topics: Safe recruitment Type: Forms

Self-declaration can be part of an organisation's safer recruitment process, it can provide additional information that a DBS check will not.