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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.

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.

Addressing suicidal thoughts and feelings

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

This briefing provides guidance on how sports organisations can address suicidal thoughts and feelings 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.

Safeguarding in martial arts

Topics: Duty of care Safeguarding standards Type: Best practice

Thousands of children take part in martial arts – and its popularity is expanding at an incredible rate. So it's critical to get safeguarding and child protection right.