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Safeguarding and protecting children

"Thank you so much for making the evening enjoyable, interesting, informative and thought provoking."

Delivered by UK Coaching

This workshop aims to increase awareness of safeguarding and protecting children, helping coaches recognise signs of abuse and poor practice. It also prompts a review of coaching practice to ensure that sport provides a positive and enriching experience for children.

Note: the FA and LTA only accept their own Safeguarding qualifications.

In the workshop you will cover:

  • identifying and recognising good coaching practice and the implications for them
  • exploring values and feelings in relation to child abuse and recognise how these may potentially impact on responses
  • recognising and responding to the signs and symptoms of child abuse and poor practice
  • taking appropriate action if concerns about a child arise

Who should attend:

Anybody involved with the delivery of children’s sport - coaches, leaders, instructors, development officials, committee members, administrators, and volunteers. Attendees must be 18+, or attend with an adult.

To book on Safeguarding and Protecting Children

Please read our booking conditions and then select either Surrey resident (£35) or Non-Surrey resident Booking (£43) on the date you wish to attend. You'll then be redirected to our booking system which is hosted by Surrey County Council.  Please note that minimum attendee numbers are required for any course to run.

Once booked, details about the workshop will be sent a week before the workshop date.

Concessions are available for Surrey Clubmark clubs listed by Sport England, full-time students, those on job seekers, people registered as disabled, and carers receiving carers allowance. Please email sport.workshops@surreycc.gov.uk with evidence to apply for a discounted place.   

September 2019

Tues 17 Sept

            7 - 10pm, Ashford (Surrey)

Fully booked - To be added to the waiting list please contact sport.workshops@surreycc.gov.uk.

October 2019

Weds 9 Oct

6 - 9pm, Guildford

Fully booked - To be added to the waiting list please contact sport.workshops@surreycc.gov.uk.

Weds 23 Oct

            7 - 10pm, Addlestone

            Surrey resident/club    Non-surrey

November 2019

Weds 6 Nov

 7 - 10pm, Leatherhead

           Surrey resident/club      Non-surrey

Weds 27 Nov

            7 - 10pm, Woking

             Surrey resident/club     Non-surrey

January 2020

Tues 21 Jan

            7 - 10pm, Epsom

            Surrey resident/club      Non-surrey

February 2020

Tues 4 Feb

            7 - 10pm, Godalming

             Surrey resident/club     Non-surrey

Weds 26 Feb

             7 - 10pm, Walton-on-Thames

             Surrey resident/club     Non-surrey

March 2020

Weds 11 March

             7 - 10pm, Reigate

             Surrey resident/club     Non-surrey

Tues 24 March

             7 - 10pm, Ashford (Surrey)

              Surrey resident/club    Non-surrey

April 2020

Tues 21 April

             6 - 9pm, Guildford

             Surrey resident/club    Non-surrey   

May 2020

Weds 13 May

             7-10pm, Addlestone

              Surrey resident/club    Non-surrey

Surrey Youth Focus Safeguarding Network

Working with and funded by Surrey County Council, the Surrey Youth Focus Safeguarding Network helps the Safeguarding Leads/Welfare Officers of organisations who offer activities or services to young people to safeguard young people.

For more information, click here. If you would like to join the network (for free), please click here.