More topics:

Preventing abuse of positions of trust within sport

Topics: Inappropriate or concerning behaviour Type: Best practice

This briefing defines abuse of trust within a sports context, outlines relevant legislation and highlights recommended best practice.

Managing challenging behaviour

Topics: Inappropriate or concerning behaviour Type: Best practice

This briefing provides practical guidelines for managing challenging behaviour from children and young people in sports activities.

Recognising and responding to harmful sexual behaviour displayed by young people

Topics: Inappropriate or concerning behaviour Type: Best practice

This briefing provides an overview of sexually harmful behaviour in children and young people and recommends ways in which to address worrying behaviour.

Understanding the grooming process

Topics: Inappropriate or concerning behaviour Type: Best practice

This briefing provides an insight into the ways unsuitable people seek positions working directly with children, in order to groom them for abuse, and how sports organisations can prevent this.

Sample codes of conduct for parents, children and staff

Topics: Parents in sport Inappropriate or concerning behaviour Involving children and young people Safe recruitment Type: Policies

Sports organisations can download, print and use these sample codes of conduct to let parents, children and staff know what's expected of them as part of their involvement. 

How safe are our children? 2018

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 2018.

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 help coaches and staff understand how they can tackle challenging parental involvement. 

Tackling SHA and body image in sport

Topics: Inappropriate or concerning behaviour Elite athletes Athlete wellbeing Type: Tools

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has produced two educational toolkits on the issues of sexual harassment and abuse, and healthy body image in sport.

Adult-child physical contact in sport

Topics: Duty of care Inappropriate or concerning behaviour Type: Videos

Dr Melanie Lang (Edge Hill University) has produced a video presentation for sports coach UK on challenging coach anxiety of adult-child touch in sport through a children's rights approach.

  • 1
  • 2