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Safeguarding 1

Published: July 24, 2018

Safeguarding 1 – Basic Awareness Workshop in Child Welfare & Protection
a must for anyone working with
children!

All Coaches, Club Children’s Officers and Designated Liaison Persons must first complete the 3 hour Child Welfare & Protection Basic Awareness Course.
This course educates participants on the implementation of best practice in protecting the welfare of children involved in sport.

Waterford Sports Partnership facilitates Safeguarding Training courses for people working with young people in sport throughout Waterford. The courses are for the benefit of everyone involved in children’s sport e.g. coaches, parents/guardians, sports leaders.

By following the principles, policy and practical guidelines contained in the Code, sports leaders are playing their part in providing an enjoyable and safe environment in which children can learn and thrive.

The course is a mix of theory and group work. On completion of the course attendees should . . .
(a) Have a basic knowledge of Children First (2011) and relevant legislation
(b) Know how to implement best practice in protecting the welfare of participants in your facility
(c) Know how to recognise child protection and welfare concerns
(d) Be able to list categories of abuse and some indicators associated with abuse
(e) Know how to respond appropriately to child protection and welfare concerns
(f) Understand the importance of agencies having effective child protection policies, procedures and practices

All courses are 3 hours in duration. Certificates of attendance will be issued on the night of the course. A fee of €15 applies per person. Participants must be over 18 years of age.

Check out our Calendar of Events for upcoming Safeguarding 1 Training

For further information please contact:
Peter Jones, Sports Development Officer, Waterford Sports Partnership
Phone: 0761 10 2191 | pjones@waterfordsportspartnership.ie


Article Modified: December 10, 2018 1:51 pm

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Dungarvan
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Dungarvan
Co. Waterford
Tel: 0761 10 2194

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