New course on child welfare and protection in sport

South Tipperary Sports Partnership will hold a ‘Child Welfare & Protection In Sport’ course on Thursday, May 12 at 6pm in The Civic Offices, Cashel.

South Tipperary Sports Partnership will hold a ‘Child Welfare & Protection In Sport’ course on Thursday, May 12 at 6pm in The Civic Offices, Cashel.

This 3 hour basic awareness course aims to create and maintain a safe and fun environment for young people within clubs.

The course covers topics such as awareness of child protection and welfare issues, policies and procedures for reporting suspected and disclosed abuse, the recruitment and management of leaders and volunteers, code of behaviour for leaders and volunteers and the ‘dos and don’ts’ for officials and personnel.

The training is open to sports leaders, children’s officers and other adults involved in the organisation of sport for young people.

Places are limited and on a first come first served basis. The cost of this course is €10 per person.

For further information & bookings please contact the STSP office or log on to the STSP website.

Tel: 062 64783, Email: info@stsp.ie, www.stsp.ie