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This course aims at providing you with information on how to respond to a child disclosing concerns or allegations of violence or abuse against him/herself or against another child. Research suggests that the perpetrators of violence against children in sport can be both men and women; coaches, athletes, medical staff, volunteers, etc; but also children and young people. In some countries, there is a legal requirement to report concerns about allegations of violence against children.

On completion of this module coaches will gain knowledge and draw practical applications about:

  • What child abuse in sport is
  • What we know about child abuse in sport
  • The impact and signs of child abuse
  • The preventing of child abuse in sport
  • Actions taken against child abuse in sport