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Guidelines for responding to allergies

Topics: Athlete wellbeing Type: Best practice

This briefing focuses on an organisation's responsibility to young people with allergies, both ensuring their wellbeing and making sure they are not unnecessarily excluded from taking part.

Guidelines on transporting a child in your car

Topics: Trips, events and travel Type: Best practice

This briefing highlights best practice for adults when transporting children to and from sporting activities.

Stop bullying in sport – Z-card

Topics: Anti-bullying Type: Best practice

An anti-bullying Z-card (fold-out leaflet) produced by Sport Nottinghamshire for children and young people involved in sport.

Promoting good mental health and wellbeing

Topics: Athlete wellbeing Type: Best practice

Sport is an integral part of our community, and can play a significant role in promoting the importance of positive mental health and well-being.

Youth forum best practice – Shropshire

Topics: Involving children and young people Type: Best practice

A case study from Energize Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin on how this CSP have meaningfully involved children and young people in their work, by creating a youth forum.

Safeguarding and inclusion of deaf and disabled children and young people

Topics: Deaf and disabled children Type: Best practice

Deaf and disabled children are particularly vulnerable to abuse. This briefing provides guidance on how to recognise and respond to concerns about the welfare of a child.

Away trips and hosting

Topics: Trips, events and travel Type: Best practice

This briefing highlights things that should be considered when taking children and young people away on trips – such as travel, ratios and insurance – and also best safeguarding practice for when acting as a host family.

Events held in public parks and spaces – additional safeguarding considerations

Topics: Trips, events and travel Type: Best practice

Running events in public spaces can present a variety of additional safeguarding challenges, including security and photography. This briefing will help your organisation identify and address potential issues.

Involving children and young people – guidance

Topics: Involving children and young people Type: Best practice

This guidance has been produced by the CPSU to help organisations to involve and engage children and young people in their work.

Homophobic bullying in youth sport

Topics: Anti-bullying Type: Best practice

This briefing provides a definition of homophobic bullying, statistics and recommendations for how to prevent and respond to incidents.