This workshop aims to increase awareness of safeguarding and protecting children, helping coaches to recognise signs of abuse and poor practice, and deal sensitively and effectively with issues that arise. It also prompts a review of coaching practice to ensure that sport provides a positive and enriching experience for children.
Identify and recognise good coaching practice and the implications for them
Explore their values and feelings in relation to child abuse, and recognise how these may potentially impact on their response
Recognise and respond to the signs and symptoms of child abuse and poor practice
Take appropriate action if concerns about a child arise.