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Safeguarding and Protecting Children 13+
Course aimed at young people between 13-16 to cover child protection issues in an environment safe for them. The course will demonstrate how to 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 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 • identify appropriate action if a child discloses he/she has been abused • identify 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
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