Safe guarding & Child protection.
Create a Positive Sports Experience for Young People
Every child deserves to enjoy their sport. This workshop will raise your awareness of the telltale signs of abuse, and give you the tools and confidence you need to deal with any issues sensitively, appropriately and effectively should the need ever arise in your coaching career.
Newly updated to address the impact of the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012.
Please note if you’re a young volunteer in sport under the age of 16 ‘Keeping Safe in Sport: Safeguarding for Young Volunteers (13+) is the workshop for you. Anyone under the age of 16 will not receive a certificate for attending this workshop.
(This workshop is a ‘Minimum Standards for Active Coaches’ requirement for many governing bodies of sport*. The 'Minimum Standards for Active Coaches’ are seen as the basic standards every coach needs to meet to carry out their role safely and effectively.)
Duration: 3 hours
Group size: 6-20
You Will Be Able To:
- identify and recognise good coaching practice and the implications for your coaching
- explore your values and feelings in relation to child abuse, and recognise their potential impact on your response
- recognise and respond to possible signs of child abuse
- take appropriate action if concerns about a child arise.
92% of delegates rated this workshop 8 out of 10 or higher**.
100% of delegates agreed the sports coach UK tutor performance was good/very good overall for this workshop**.
You will receive a copy of the new 2013 edition of Safeguarding and Protecting Children: A Guide for Sportspeople at the workshop. If you can’t attend the workshop, you can buy the resource from our online shop, 1st4sport.com.
*Check with your governing body of sport for further information, and to ascertain whether or not attendance at a safeguarding workshop is required before you commence coaching.