Upcoming Workshops with Sport Structures
Safeguarding and Protecting Children - 30th March
6:00 – 8:30 pm
Accredited by UK Coaching, this workshop will raise your awareness of the tell-tale signs of abuse and give you the tools and confidence you need to deal with any issues sensitively, appropriately and effectively should the need ever arise in your coaching career.
CPSU Time to Listen - 20th April
6:30 – 9:30 pm
Time to Listen is an interactive workshop developed by the NSPCC’s Child Protection in Sport Unit (CPSU). At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:
- Identify what a club welfare officer does
- Describe how a club welfare officer works with others to create a child centered environment
- Explain how the club welfare officer role fits into the wider safeguarding environment
- Apply learning to case studies including sharing good safeguarding practice
Think Active Training
Our #WeThinkActive 50 minute interactive workshop aims to get people to start thinking about how they can be more active and how they can encourage their service users to be more active. The workshop covers:
- Chief Medical Officer guidelines
- Definition of physical activity intensities
- Discussion around benefits and barriers to being physical active
The workshop can be delivered either face to face or via Zoom. If you are interested in the workshop please email firstname.lastname@example.org and one of the Think Active Team will be in contact.
Think Active Social Prescriber Training
Training to support Social Prescriber/Navigators working within the practise with guidance about having positive conversations with patients about being active.
Contact email@example.com for details
Click here to visit our safeguarding page for more information on our role
Safeguarding & Protecting Children (Online Classroom)
Learning type – This interactive online classroom, delivered via Webex, will help coaches recognise poor practice and the red flags of abuse, while also prompting a review of your coaching practice to ensure that you provide a positive and enriching experience for all children.
This Online Classroom will raise your awareness of the tell-tale signs of abuse, and give you the tools and confidence you need to deal with any issues sensitively, appropriately and effectively should the need ever arise in your coaching career.
FA Safeguarding Children Workshop
Learning type – workshop
Duration – 3 hours
Awarded by The FA, this short 3 hour course provides club representatives, coaches, referees and volunteers with an awareness of best practice in safeguarding children in football. The course supports The FA’s strategic goal to raise standards across the game.
The FA Safeguarding Children Workshop is designed for anyone that works with young people. Focused on making football safe, the course will help you learn how to recognise signs and symptoms of abuse, while understand fears involved in these concerns.
For more information on dates, locations and booking info click here
Child Protection in Sport Unit
Child Protection in Sport
Learning type – online
Duration – 3 hours
For information about the course click here
Adverse Childhood Experiences
West Midlands Police & Crime Commissioner
Introduction to Adverse Childhood Experiences
At Think Active we recognise the positive impact that sport & physical activity can have on peoples lives. We also recognise that the environments that deliverers and providers create can be influential. This ‘Introduction to Adverse Childhood Experiences‘ course is online and free. It is for practitioners, professionals and volunteers who work with children, young people and their families.
Cost – Free. This course has been commissioned by the West Midlands Police & Crime Commissioner & funded by the Home Office Early Intervention Fund.
For more information about the course click here
Equity & Diversity
Awareness & Inclusivity
Coaching & Mentoring
How to be a good mentor
Cost – free
An interesting and thought provoking 15 minute Ted Talk by Margaret Heffernan about super chickens, social capital and the importance of bringing out the best in people and guiding others to succeed. #appreciate #kind (^Vicky)
For more information and to watch the talk click the video below