North Tipperary Sports Partnership - Child Welfare & Protection in Sport Training

North Tipperary Sports Partnership is pleased to announce further Child Welfare & Protection in Sport Basic Awareness training. The course is aimed at sports leaders, children’s officers, parents or anyone working with young people in sport.

North Tipperary Sports Partnership is pleased to announce further Child Welfare & Protection in Sport Basic Awareness training. The course is aimed at sports leaders, children’s officers, parents or anyone working with young people in sport.

A central goal for all those involved in sport for young people is to provide a safe, positive and nurturing environment where children can develop and enhance their physical and social skills. Promoting a child-centred environment should go hand in hand with identifying and eliminating practices that impact negatively on safe and enjoyable participation in sport for young people.

The workshop will be delivered by John McElhinney, Irish Sports Council tutor, on: Monday 15th October, 2012
LIT Tipperary, Thurles 6.30pm – 9.30pm.

The training will enable Children’s Officers/Sports Leaders to: Implement best practice in protecting the welfare of participants, Create a child-centred environment within the sports club, List categories of abuse and some indicators associated with abuse, Make an appropriate response to a disclosure, Make a report to designated officer or appropriate Statutory Authorities.

Prior registration with North Tipperary Sports Partnership is necessary. A nominal fee of E15 is required to secure your place. A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded on completion of the course. Please book early as places are limited on the workshop.

For further information contact Elaine Cullinan or Sharon McLoughney (Tel: 067-43604, email: info@ntsp.ie).

Nutrition – Feeding Performance

Thursday 20th September 2012 - Abbey Court Hotel, Nenagh - 7.30pm – 9.30pm - North Tipperary Sports Partnership is hosting this seminar, developed and delivered by the National Coaching & Training Centre and Lucozade Sport. This sports education programme, offers clubs and sporting organisations an opportunity to access free education designed for regional standard athletes, players and level 2/3 coaches in the area of sports science.

This seminar will highlight the following topics: Feeding Performance, Why is food important?, Increasing Muscle Mass, Timing of nutrient intake, Type of Food, Dental Health, Fact Sheet Summary.

Whether you’re working with underage or seniors players there will be plenty of relevant information for you to take from this seminar.

This is a two hour workshop followed by 15 minutes for questions and answers. If you are involved in a sport, coaching or a selector, this seminar is a must for your club.

Presenter: Brian Murray.

This Course is open to everyone free of charge. To book a place, please, contact North Tipperary Sports Partnership office – Elaine/ Sharon on 067 43604.

All Lucozade Sport Education Programme factsheets are available for download at: www.coachingireland.com/lucozade_factsheets.

Club Children’s Officer Training

North Tipperary Sports Partnership is holding a Club Children’s Officer Workshop on Saturday 13th October, 2012.

This is a follow on from the 4 hour Code of Ethics Basic Awareness Course and expands on the material delivered in it. The information provided will support the Children’s Officer in the implementation of best practice in their club.

Participants must have completed the Code of Ethics Basic Awareness Course prior to attending the workshop.

The training will be delivered by John McElhinney, Irish Sports Council tutor, on: Saturday 13th October 10.00am to 5.00pm - Abbey Court Hotel, Nenagh.

A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded on completion of the course.

The Irish Sports Council recommends that there is a gap of 6 months between attending the Basic Awareness Course and the Children’s Officer Workshop to allow the club enough time to implement the learning from the Basic Awareness Course.

Places are limited and will be offered on a first come first served basis with a maximum of two per club. Early booking is advised and pre-payment is necessary. You will be asked to provide your certificate number from the Basic Awareness Course. There is a nominal fee of E15 per person.

For further information log on to www.ntsp.ie, contact Elaine Cullinan or Sharon McLoughney in the North Tipperary Sports Partnership office, telephone 067-43604, or email info@ntsp.ie.