Safeguarding 2 – Club Children’s Officer
Th Meath Sports Partnership are running a Safeguarding 2 workshop at Windtown Unity Centre, Windtown, Navan on the 8th of November
This course is for any person appointed to the Club Children’s Officer (CCO) position in a club. You must have completed Safeguarding 1 (Child Welfare & Protection Basic Awareness workshop).
This course will help the Club Children’s Officer to carry out the function of their role in the club and support the implementation of best practice in the club.
Participants will also receive a Club Children’s Officer Action Planning document as part of the training.
Who Should Be Club Children’s Officers
As a Club Children’s Officers you should be child centred in focus and have as the primary aim the establishment of a child centred ethos within the club.
Your roles as Club Children’s Officers will be the link between the children and the adults in the club. As a CCO you also takes responsibility for monitoring and reporting to the Club Management Committee on how club policy impacts on young people and Sports Leaders.
About the workshop
The workshop will highlight the main principles of the code of Ethics and look at measures that clubs can take to create and maintain the safest possible environment for sport for young people.
- Understand the background to safeguarding children and young people in sport.
- Identify best practise procedures to safeguard children and young people in sport.
- Understand the different categories of child abuse.
- Identify the signs of abuse.
- Act appropriately if abuse is suspected.
- Develop an action plan if appropriate
All clubs should have in place or adopt child protection policies and procedures as outlined in the Code of Ethics and Good Practice for Children’s Sport.
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Participants attending Children’s Club Officers workshop must be over 18 years of age.
This course is valid for 3 years from the date of the course.
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