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Case management group – terms of reference

Topics: Case management Best practice

This guidance is an example of a case management group's terms of reference.

Yorkshire RFU's silent Sundays

Topics: Parents in sport Best practice

Yorkshire RFU came up with an unusual – and effective – way to address the problem of coaches and spectators shouting during games.

Enhancing parental involvement in youth sport – recommendations for coaches

Topics: Duty of care Parents in sport Athlete wellbeing Best practice

Parents play a vital role in youth sport. This guidance aims to help coaches understand, support and educate parents, thereby enhancing parental involvement.

Improving parent–coach relationships – strategies for coaches

Topics: Duty of care Trips, events and travel Parents in sport Best practice

This guidance provides coaches with helpful strategies to follow to improve and manage potential issues between coaches and parents and build a good relationship.

Negotiating the post-game conversation

Topics: Duty of care Athlete wellbeing Best practice

Competitions can be emotional for children, parents and coaches, so ensuring that feedback is well-timed and delivered appropriately is very important. 

Optimising parental involvement in sport

Topics: Parents in sport Duty of care Best practice

Useful guidance for parents that provides tips for how to support and encourage their child/children positively when participating in sport.

Physical contact and young people in sport

Topics: Duty of care Best practice

This briefing provides guidance on the appropriate use of physical contact between adults and young people in sports activities.

Preventing abuse of positions of trust within sport

Topics: Inappropriate or concerning behaviour Best practice

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

Involving young people in mixed-aged sport or activity

Topics: Involving young people in mixed-age activities Best practice

This briefing recommends best safeguarding practice for sports organisations that involve participants from mixed age groups.

Supervising children and young people's sport and activities

Topics: Supervision ratio Best practice

This briefing offers guidance on appropriate staffing and supervision ratios of adults to participants when planning and running sports activities.