Donegal Sports Partnership

Safeguarding Workshops for Sports Clubs & Volunteers in Donegal (Autumn 2017)

Donegal Sports Partnership announce new Sport Ireland Safeguarding Workshops available to sports coaches, volunteers, clubs and organisations etc. in Donegal. These workshops aim to promote the Code of Ethics & Practice in Children’s Sport guidelines and will take place in its offices in Letterkenny at 7:00pm. Places are limited to a first-come-first-served basis. Costs €15:00pp (excluding Eventbrite fee)

SAFEGUARDING 1 (BASIC AWARENESS IN CHILD PROTECTION) WEDS 18-OCT

All Volunteers, Coaches, Children’s Officers and Designated Liaison Persons (DLP) involved in any capacity with children in sport 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.  Link to Safeguarding 1 Bookings Page 

SAFEGUARDING 2 – CLUB CHILDREN’S OFFICER (CCO) THUR 26-OCT

This course will help the Club Children’s Officer to carry out the function of their role in the club and support the implementation of best practice in the club. Participants will also receive a Club Children’s Officer Action Planning document as part of their training. Link to Safeguarding 2 Bookings page

SAFEGUARDING 3 – DESIGNATED LIAISON OFFICER (DLO) WEDS 29-NOV

Every club/organisation should designate a person to be responsible for dealing with any concerns about the protection of children. The Designated Liaison Person is responsible for reporting allegations or suspicions of child abuse to TULSA Child and Family Agency or Social Services (NI) and/or An Garda Siochana / PSNI. It is recommended that this person is a senior club person.  Link to Safeguarding 3 Bookings page 

Certification is awarded by Sport Ireland on completion of each of these workshops. (*Participants must attend the full 3-hour workshops and be over 18 years of age).

 For further details contact: Donegal Sports Partnership – Tel: 0749116078 or Email: info@activedonegal.com

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