What is this course?
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 the need ever arise in your coaching career.
Active Cheshire facilitates Safeguarding and Protecting Children and Vulnerable Adults courses in Cheshire West, Cheshire East and Warrington, with the course being delivered by UK Coaching. Please check with your National Governing Body (NGB) whether this course is recognised by them.
Who’s the Course for?
This course is suitable for active coaches, leaders and activators.
The course will cover 4 key sections which will help you to make positive changes;
- 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.
When can I book?
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. If you are not sure, contact Active Cheshire on 01606 330 212.
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