Safeguarding & Protecting Children

TitleSafeguarding & Protecting Children
Time6pm - 9pm
VenueGreenbank Sports Academy, Greenbank Lane, Aigburth, L17 1AG
Contact NameTeri Wainwright
Telephone0151 728 1808 /07843647454

Protect yourself, the young people you are coaching and your employer by understanding and following good coaching practice. Learn about child abuse and how to handle situations if you have concerns.

This workshop will help you, as the coach to:
Identify good coaching practice to promote a positive relationship with children
Identify sport situations and coaching practice that might constitute either poor practice or possible abuse
Identify ways of dealing with your own feelings about child abuse and state what constitutes neglect, physical, sexual and emotional abuse
Recognise the signs and symptoms of abuse and appreciate why reporting it is often so difficult
Identity appropriate action if a child discloses he/she has been abused
Identity appropriate action if abuse is suspected and explain the role and responsibilities of other experts (e.g. police, social services)
Describe appropriate practice that reduces the likelihood of abuse occurring.

News post will be removed on Wednesday May 16th, 2018

Pre Requisites18+ Places will not be booked without payment. Cheques made payable to : Merseyside Sports Foundation
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