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Negotiating the post-game conversation

Topics: Duty of care Athlete wellbeing Type: 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 Type: 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 Type: 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 Type: 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 Type: 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 Type: Best practice

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

Involving young people in consultations

Topics: Involving children and young people Community and school sports Type: Best practice

How involving children and young people in consultations helped Cumbria's CSP analyse its School Games safeguarding practices.

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.

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.

Safe recruitment and selection procedures

Topics: Safe recruitment Type: Best practice

This briefing provides organisations with guidance on developing effective recruitment and selection procedures.