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Safeguarding & Protecting Children (Sports Coach UK)

Every child deserves to enjoy their sport. This workshop will raise your awareness of the tell-tale signs of abuse, and give you the tools and confidence you need to deal with any issues sensitively, appropriately and effectively should never need to arise in your coaching career.

Location
York RI New Lane, New Lane, York, North Yorkshire, YO24 4NX
Contact
Matt Orme / Matthew.Orme@york.gov.uk / 01904 551577

Safeguarding & Protecting Children (Sports Coach UK)

This workshop aims to increase the awareness of safeguarding and protecting children and helps coaches to recognise possible signs of abuse and deal sensitively and effectively with issues that arise. It also prompts a review of practice to ensure that sport provides an enriching experience for children, and that coaches' behavior is always above reproach.

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.

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. Still not sure which safeguarding and protecting children workshop is for you?Download this helpful diagram.

(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.)

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.

Offline payments can be made via cheque payable to City of York Council and sent to Matt Orme, Public Health, City of York Council, West Offices, Station Rise, York, YO1 6GA.

Booking

General

£35.00

Not Available