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Safeguarding 1

(Code of Ethics and Good Practice For Children's Sport - Child Protection)

A central goal for all those involved in sport for young people is to provide a safe, positive and nurturing environment where children can develop and enhance their physical and social skills.

The Code of Ethics / Child Protection in Sport training, which is rolled out through Local Sports Partnerships and National Governing Bodies of sport, is designed to provide information on codes of conduct, bullying and recruitment, as well as child protection guidelines. The 3 hour basic awareness workshop, which is certified, is for the benefit of everyone involved in sport for young people including coaches, leaders, administrators, parents/guardians.

Safeguarding 2

(Club Children's Officer Workshop)

The Club Children's Officer should be child centered in focus & have as the primary aim the establishment of a child centered ethos within the club. S/he is the link between the children & the adults in the club. S/he also takes responsibility for monitoring & reporting the Club Management Committee on how club policy impacts on young people & Sports Leaders.

This course will help the Club Children's Officer to carry out the function of thier roles & support the implementation of best practice in the club. Participants will receive a Club Children's Officer Action Planning document as part of the training. You must have comleted safeguarding 1 to be eligible to take part in this workshop. The next scheduled course is 9th November.

If you or your group require an alternative workshop, please contact 043-3349402 and we can organise for you. Alternatively, check our upcoming events section.

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Further information and registration forms are available from Longford Sports Partnership, Longford Business & Technology Park, Ballinalee Road, Longford or Tel: 043-33 49402 / Email: dreilly@longfordcoco.ie. Online payment of €15 on www.eventbrite.ie. For your convenience, eventbrite have an app which can be downloaded for FREE.