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Self-Assessment Tool

Topics: Safeguarding standards Type: Tools

Is your organisation doing everything it could be to keep children and young people safe in sport? This online self-assessment tool will help you find out.

Positive sports parents – supporting talented young athletes

Topics: Parents in sport Elite athletes Type: Videos

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

An introduction to the CPSU

Topics: Safeguarding standards Safeguarding framework Duty of care Type: Videos

This short film introduces the work of the CPSU team and how we can support sports organisations to safeguard children and young people attending and participating in sport.

Club welfare officer – job description template

Topics: Safeguarding standards Type: Best practice

Use this sample job description as a template to assist you when recruiting for a club welfare officer role.

Lead safeguarding officer – job description template

Topics: Safeguarding standards Type: Best practice

This template provides a sample job description for a lead safeguarding officer role in the context of protecting children in sport.

Regional/county safeguarding officer – job description template

Topics: Safeguarding standards Type: Best practice

A sample job description for a regional or county safeguarding officer role, which you can use as a template when recruiting.

Kent Sport's safeguarding adults at risk policy

Topics: Duty of care Athlete wellbeing Deaf and disabled children Type: Best practice

A good-practice example from Kent Sport. They have developed their 'Safeguarding adults at risk in sport' policy to safeguard adults at risk from potential abuse.

How safe are our children? 2016

Topics: Online safety Inappropriate or concerning behaviour Research Duty of care Type: Research

This NSPCC report compiles and analyses the most robust and up-to-date child protection data that exists across the four nations in the UK for 2016.

Interpersonal violence against children in sport in the Netherlands and Belgium

Topics: Inappropriate or concerning behaviour Research Type: Research

This research article reports on the first large-scale prevalence study on interpersonal violence against children in sport in the Netherlands and Belgium.

Parental involvement in sport scenarios

Topics: Parents in sport Inappropriate or concerning behaviour Type: Tools

These parental behaviour scenarios can be used or adapted by clubs or sports organisations to represent the challenges they may face.