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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.

Access NI pre-appointment checking system

Topics: Safe recruitment Type: Best practice

This briefing paper outlines the role on Access NI and the service that they offer to sports organisations undertaking safer recruitment checks.

Active Sussex – Sportivate coach mentor scheme

Topics: Safeguarding standards Community and school sports Type: Best practice

A good-practice example in which a CSP looks at the quality assurance of Sportivate project delivery, as well as supporting the dedicated coaches / facilitators involved in the programme.

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.

Duty of care in sport

Topics: Duty of care Type: Best practice

The purpose of this briefing paper is to clarify what an organisation's duty of care entails, and to provide some guidance as to what steps can be taken in order to demonstrate that this duty is being met.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.