Athletes’ voices – NOW : Placing the Athletes Voices at the Centre of Sport Safeguarding
Turning the safeguarding debate on its head, this conference will focus on the needs, priorities and athletes’ safeguarding perspectives. Athletes will share their own first-hand views. Each session will include two athlete respondents (some with lived experience of violence in sport), who reflect on the data presented.
The conference opens with a keynote speaker and four-member panel on Thursday March 11th, covering research, human and child rights, and athlete, community and state advocacy. Friday, March 12th will see 6 interdisciplinary sessions cover a range of themes, including athlete and coach communication, athlete-centred approaches to justice, and independent interventions. A final panel will discuss “Where do we go from here?
Safeguarding athletes in sport: where are we now?
Workshop option 1 - Athlete-coach-relationship: finding the right balance between closeness and distance
Workshop option 2 - Adult and child rights: how can a rights based approach be realised to ensure safe, inclusive experiences of sport for all?
Workshop option 3 - Lived experience and safeguarding in sport: perspectives from the front line
Workshop option 4 - Athlete and coach communication: improving communication to create safe environments
Workshop option 5 - Athlete-centred justice systems: changing the paradigm
Workshop option 6 - Independent clearing agencies for intervention: how can sport, civil and criminal law systems and research work together to improve the experience of athletes?
The complete programme details will be available soon.
Please note for the parallel sessions the majority of the content will be available for 30 days after the conference.
|Event Date||11-03-2021 19:30|
|Event End Date||12-03-2021 17:00|
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