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Safe Sport Events Management Tool

Topics: Trips, events and travel Type: Tools

This online tool will help you to ensure that you meet the safeguarding responsibilities for your sports event, from playing in a local park up to representing their country.

Working with young people in a drop-in environment

Topics: Community and school sports Type: Best practice

This briefing has been developed to help anyone planning to work with children and young people in drop-in activities.

Positive sports parents – supporting talented young athletes

Topics: Parents in sport Elite athletes Type: Video & audio

This video for parents looks at how they can prepare and support talented young athletes to achieve to the best of their ability. 

Safeguarding investigator – job description template

Topics: Case management Type: Forms

This guidance details the purpose, knowledge and skills required for an Investigator role. An investigation is required as part of a sport's organisations safeguarding and child protection case management process.

Supporting young athletes with anxiety

Topics: Elite athletes Mental health and wellbeing Athlete wellbeing Type: Best practice

This guidance explores anxiety within a sports context, outlining possible signs and symptoms and what you should do if you suspect that a young person is struggling with an anxiety disorder.

Case management thresholds

Topics: Case management Type: Best practice

This document contains guidance on how safeguarding concerns can be scaled using thresholds, enabling for the concern to be properly dealt with. 

The evolution of parental involvement in sport

Topics: Parents in sport Type: Video & audio

As part of the NSPCC How Safe 2022 conference, CPSU consultant Jude Toasland led a session looking at how parental involvement in sport has changed over the years.

Reporting of safeguarding concerns at sports events

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

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

Recognising and responding to harmful sexual behaviour displayed by young people

Topics: Inappropriate or concerning behaviour Type: Best practice

This briefing provides an overview of harmful sexual behaviour in children and young people and recommends ways in which to address worrying behaviour.

Inter-school competition (level 2) – safe event planning

Topics: Trips, events and travel Community and school sports Type: Forms

This flowchart has been developed to support safe event planning for inter-school competition (level 2). The information is intended to complement the detailed guidance, Safe sport events, activities and competitions (SSE).