These safeguards outline what should be put in place by any organisation providing sports activities to children and young people.
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.
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.
Why, when, what and with whom? This webinar covers the challenges and concerns about sharing information in child protection cases.
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.
This guidance has been produced by the CPSU to help organisations to involve and engage children and young people in their work.
These model regulations are designed to help NGBs manage the practical implications of the changes introduced by the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 relating to DBS Enhanced Disclosures.
This briefing is designed to help clarify who has responsibility for undertaking an AccessNI check for sports coaches operating in schools and how often they require new disclosure certificates.
This simple-to-use checklist has been developed to support partners involved in providing sport activities for children and young people in Northern Ireland. It's intended to help ensure young participants will be safe and looked after during these activities.
This framework provides a set of standards of good practice for clubs in NI to work towards. These standards help organisations know what they need to do to protect children involved in sport, and to minimise avoidable risks.