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Event staff – your roles and responsibilities

Topics: Trips, events and travel Type: Best practice

This briefing paper will help you understand your safeguarding roles and responsibilities when working or volunteering at a sporting event. 

Safeguarding in martial arts

Topics: Duty of care Safeguarding standards Type: Best practice

Thousands of children take part in martial arts – and its popularity is expanding at an incredible rate. So it's critical to get safeguarding and child protection right.

Mental Health Charter for Sport and Recreation

Topics: Athlete wellbeing Self-harming Type: Best practice

The charter aims to influence the sports sector to support athletes' mental wellbeing and change the stigma around mental health. 

Over protective parents

Topics: Deaf and disabled children Involving children and young people Type: Best practice

This factsheet provides guidance outlines how sports can work in partnership with disabled athlete’s parents and carers.

Parents workshops – best practice example

Topics: Parents in sport Type: Best practice

Use this model for parents workshops from Welsh Gymnastics to set-up regular meetings with parents and develop better relationships. 

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.

Homophobic and transphobic bullying in youth sport

Topics: Anti-bullying Type: Best practice

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

Reducing the risk of athlete suicide in and through sport

Topics: Working with our partners Type: Best practice

This briefing provides guidance on how sports organisations can reduce the risk of suicide in young athletes and provides links to specialist support services. 

Start to talk and break the silence

Topics: Athlete wellbeing Type: Best practice

Start to talk is an international campaign highlighting why children can’t talk about sexual violence in sport and why adults need to take action.

Heatwave advice for event organisers

Topics: Trips, events and travel Athlete wellbeing Type: Best practice

Good-practice guidance from the NHS on heat health. It lists risks and actions to consider when planning sports events.