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Events held in public parks and spaces – additional safeguarding considerations

Topics: Trips, events and travel Type: Best practice

Running events in public spaces can present a variety of additional safeguarding challenges, including security and photography. This briefing will help your organisation identify and address potential issues.

Involving children and young people – guidance

Topics: Involving children and young people Type: Best practice

This guidance has been produced by the CPSU to help organisations to involve and engage children and young people in their work.

Managing the applicant only disclosure and continuous updating – Model regulations

Topics: Safe recruitment Type: Best practice

These model regulations are designed to help NGBs manage the practical implications of the changes introduced by the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 relating to DBS Enhanced Disclosures.

Vetting sports coaches in schools in Northern Ireland

Topics: Safe recruitment Type: Best practice

This briefing is designed to help clarify who has responsibility for undertaking an AccessNI check for sports coaches operating in schools and how often they require new disclosure certificates.

Self harming in sport

Topics: Self-harming Athlete wellbeing Type: Best practice

This CPSU briefing paper aims to support those working with young people in sport to better understand self harm and to enable them to be more aware of and respond appropriately to the issue.

Partnership Check and Challenge Tool (Northern Ireland)

Topics: Safeguarding standards Community and school sports Type: Tools

This simple-to-use checklist has been developed to support partners involved in providing sport activities for children and young people in Northern Ireland. It's intended to help ensure young participants will be safe and looked after during these activities.

Club framework for safeguarding standards in sport (NI)

Topics: Safeguarding framework Type: Tools

This framework provides a set of standards of good practice for clubs in NI to work towards. These standards help organisations know what they need to do to protect children involved in sport, and to minimise avoidable risks.

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).

School Games festival (level 3) – 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 level-3 School Games. The information is intended to complement the detailed guidance, Safe sports events, activities and competitions (SSE).

International Child Protection Certificate (ICPC)

Topics: Safe recruitment Safeguarding standards Type: Policies

The International Child Protection Certificate (ICPC), developed by ACPO and CEOP, is a criminal records check for UK nationals or non-UK nationals previously resident in the UK, seeking to work with children overseas.