Safeguarding in sport and the law – a video introduction

This longer video summarises the content of the Safeguarding chapter of the recently published fourth edition of Sport: Law and Practice, which we hope is a helpful and accessible introduction to the topic of safeguarding law and practice in sport. The video covers the topics noted below. While it is focussed on the position in England, much of the content is of universal application.  
 
(1) key safeguarding terminology
(2) the child protection and care systems in England
(3) the role of the Child Protection in Sport Unit
(4) key safeguarding roles and responsibilities
(5) safeguarding policies
(6) information sharing
(7) safer recruitment
(8) regulated activity
(9) safeguarding regulations and case management
(10) non-recent cases; and
(11) ‘Duty of Care’ and the scope of safeguarding beyond children and adults at risk.

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