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Engaging people with lived experience of childhood sexual abuse

Topics: Athlete wellbeing Type: Best practice

A resource to help sports organisations to positively and meaningfully engage with people who have lived experience of childhood abuse.

Responding to information about possible risks to children

Topics: Case management Type: Best practice

Guidance to help sports clubs and organisations risk assess any safeguarding concerns around the membership of people with criminal records. This briefing paper highlights what needs to be done to ensure decisions made are fair and safe.

Safeguarding at events - weather considerations

Topics: Trips, events and travel Type: Best practice

This briefing outlines the issues arising from bad weather conditions prior to and during an event, which assist in your decision-making.

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.

Remote teaching and coaching

Topics: Online safety Type: Best practice

Safeguarding guidance for sports organisations and clubs on online teaching and coaching to help them stay in touch with teams and club members during the coronavirus pandemic. 

Virtual events and competitions for children

Topics: Trips, events and travel Online safety Type: Best practice

Advice for activators and coaches on running virtual events or competitions for children. This briefing paper outlines your safeguarding responsibilities and how to mitigate any risks associated with using digital platforms.

Protecting children from grooming and sexual abuse

Topics: Athlete wellbeing Inappropriate or concerning behaviour Type: Best practice

Advice about reducing the risk of the grooming process taking place to prevent children from being sexually harmed.

Guidance on child protection records retention and storage

Topics: Case management Type: Best practice

Guidelines for the retention, storage and destruction of records relating to child welfare concerns or concerns about possible risk posed by employees.

Safe use of changing facilities

Topics: Safe use of changing facilities Type: Best practice

This briefing provides guidance on how to safeguard children and young people when they are using changing facilities, and includes recommended levels of adult supervision and examples of changing room policies.