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For everyone who works with young people, this workshop focuses on making football safe. The course teaches our football workforce to promote best practice to protect young people. Candidates will learn how to recognise signs and symptoms of abuse, and understand fears involved in these concerns.
- Candidates must be at least 16 years of age (coaching/ standalone)
- Candidates must be at least 16 years of age (refereeing)
Course Aims & Objectives
The workshop will raise your awareness and specifically help you to be able to:
- Identify and build on best practice in football
- Recognise signs of abuse and identify what behaviour causes concern
- Identify the actions to take if you have a concern and who can help
- Develop your action plan for change
- Setting standards
- Building a network of designated persons
- Responsible recruitment
- Your responsibilities
- Your practice
- Poor practice
- Promoting best practice
- Reviewing your practice
- Changing behaviour
What is Poor practice? What is abuse?
- What is child abuse?
- Types of abuse
- Believe it or not
- Incidence of abuse
- Signs and indicators
What to do about poor practice and abuse?
- Emotional responses
- Who to contact
- Dealing with possible poor practice and/or abuse in a football setting
- Dealing with concerns outside the football setting
- Responding to a child who discloses
- Recording your concerns
- Dealing with bullying
- Taking action: for you, your club, team or organisation
- Taking action for yourself
Equality: FA Learning will ensure that it treats people fairly and with respect and that it will provide access and opportunities for all members of the community to take part in, and enjoy, it's activities in an atmosphere free from harassment, bullying, discrimination or abuse. FA Learning will seek to provide a service which is appropriate to the needs of an individual and to make reasonable adjustments or provide support, where appropriate, to cater for those needs.
The details for this course are;
Venue: Cornwall FA Office, Kernow House, 15 Callywith Gate, Launceston Road, Bodmin, PL31 2RQ
Date: Thursday 16th March 2017
Times: 6.30pm- 9.30pm
Tutor: Ray Brown
If you have any questions please contact Grace Dent on 01208 262985 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Declaration: I agree to abide by the course regulations and understand that I take part in any practical work at my own risk. The Cornwall FA Ltd, course staff, or any authority which provides facilities is not under any liability in respect of any injury I may sustain. I understand that a place on the desired course will not be guaranteed until the County have received both a complete application form and full payment of course fee.
Important: Refunds cannot be made to a participant who does not turn up to the course introduction unless agreed prior with a member of staff. If the place is cancelled a minimum of 10 working days before the course start date an administration charge of £20 will be taken off the refund, if a place is cancelled less than 10 working days before the start date a £40 administration charge will be taken off the refund.
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