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Integrity in youth sport

Topics: Anti-bullying Inappropriate or concerning behaviour Elite athletes Type: Video & audio

John Amaechi speaks at the International Sports Security Conference, highlighting that children should be protected from bullying coaches and educated on what sport should be about.

Child exploitation risks at major sporting events

Topics: Research Type: Research

Although a huge amount of work goes into safeguarding young athletes, children outside of sport are also potentially at risk during major sporting events. Here, Professor Celia Brackenridge talks about research into this issue.

Advice on safeguarding deaf and disabled children in sport

Topics: Deaf and disabled children Type: Video & audio

A video clip featuring two professionals commenting on a scenario featuring Anna, a young disabled child, involved in a sports activity. They reflect on the difficulties the coach experienced in including Anna in the activities and offer suggestions about a more positive approach to meeting Anna's needs in this context.

Safeguarding deaf and disabled children in sport - Anna's story

Topics: Anti-bullying Deaf and disabled children Type: Video & audio

A video clip of Anna, a disabled girl, attending a sports session. Her coach struggles to accommodate and include her effectively in the activity. Some of Anna's peers begin to bully her verbally.

Key info – photography

Topics: Photographing children Type: Best practice

Our Help & Advice section has hub pages on specific safeguarding topics, which provide an overview, guidance and a list of resources. This page covers photos and videos of children by clubs and parents, as well as mobile phone use.

Key info – anti-bullying

Topics: Anti-bullying Type: Best practice

Our Help & Advice section has hub pages on specific safeguarding topics, which provide an overview, guidance and a list of resources. This page covers the types of bullying that may occur in a sporting environment and how these can be addressed and reported.

Key info – talented and elite athletes

Topics: Elite athletes Type: Best practice

Our Help & Advice section has hub pages on specific safeguarding topics, which provide an overview, guidance and a list of resources. This page covers the specific factors that need to be considered when safeguarding talented and elite young athletes.

Key info – deaf and disabled children

Topics: Deaf and disabled children Type: Best practice

Our Help & Advice section has hub pages on specific safeguarding topics, which provide an overview, guidance and a list of resources. This page covers how you can safeguard and include deaf and disabled children and young people in your organisation.

Key info – mental health and wellbeing

Topics: Mental health and wellbeing Type: Best practice

Our Help & Advice section has hub pages on specific safeguarding topics, which provide an overview, guidance and a list of resources. This page will help you to support the wellbeing of club members and create a mentally healthy and safe environment.

Key info – online safety

Topics: Online safety Type: Best practice

Our Help & Advice section has hub pages on specific safeguarding topics, which provide an overview, guidance and a list of resources. This page highlights what you need to know about internet usage, social media, cyberbullying and more.