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Physical contact and young people in sport

Topics: Duty of care Type: Best practice

This briefing provides guidance on the appropriate use of physical contact between adults and young people in sports activities.

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.

Promoting good mental health and wellbeing

Topics: Athlete wellbeing Type: Best practice

Sport is an integral part of our community, and can play a significant role in promoting the importance of positive mental health and well-being.

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.

Reducing the risk of athlete suicide in and through sport

Topics: Working with our partners Type: Best practice

This briefing provides guidance on how sports organisations can reduce the risk of suicide in young athletes and provides links to specialist support services. 

Responding to reports of non-recent abuse in sport

Topics: Case management Type: Best practice

This guidance advises sports organisations on the types of procedures they should have in place to respond to reports of non-recent abuse in sport. 

RFL tribunals – guidance for children and parents

Topics: Case management Type: Best practice

The Rugby Football League's guidance about tribunal proceedings is a good-practice example that you could adapt for your sports organisation.

RFL tribunals – guidance for clubs

Topics: Case management Type: Best practice

The Rugby Football League's useful guidance regarding the tribunal process is a good-practice example that could be adapted for your sports organisation.

RFL guidance for conducting meetings with children and parents

Topics: Case management Safeguarding standards Type: Best practice

The Rugby Football League's guidance for rugby clubs regarding conducting meetings with children and parents is a good-practice example that could be adapted for your sports organisation.

Safeguarding and inclusion of deaf and disabled children and young people

Topics: Deaf and disabled children Type: Best practice

Deaf and disabled children are particularly vulnerable to abuse. This briefing provides guidance on how to recognise and respond to concerns about the welfare of a child.