The FA Safeguarding Children Workshop

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.

The three-hour course is nationally recognised and will help the participant to be able to:

  • Explain the reason why football needs to tackle child protection and best practice
  • Describe what is meant by best practice and identify where you can make some changes
  • Recognise the signs, symptoms and forms of abuse
  • Identify behaviour in football that would give cause for concern
  • Examine your attitudes and feelings in relation to concerns about poor practice and abuse
  • Explain the action to take if you are concerned about the welfare of a young person (including the FA/ NSPCC Helpline)
  • Describe the action to take if a child discloses he or she has been abused or is concerned about someone's behaviour
  • Explain why children find it difficult to tell someone about their concerns
  • Describe the roles and responsibilities of agencies, organisations and staff involved in child protection in football
  • Give details of where to find out more about The FA policy and procedures and other support mechanisms

Booking Information

To see dates of upcoming Safeguarding Children Workshops and to book your place click here

Alternatively, for further information please contact Mike Phillips on 01449 776315 or via

Terms and conditions for all course bookings are attached below.

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