Safeguarding Athletes from Harassment and Abuse

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Why join this course?

Sport offers a number of physical, psychological and social benefits however it is not immune from wider societal ills. Research demonstrates that harassment and abuse can and does occur in sport, just as it occurs outside of sport.

Harassment and abuse presents a serious risk to an athlete’s health, participation and performance. By understanding what is meant by the term harassment and abuse and importantly, our role in safeguarding athletes, we as a sporting community can tackle it head on and help keep sport safe for all.

In this course Dr Margo Mountjoy, an associate professor from McMaster University in Canada and Sheldon Kennedy, a former professional Ice Hockey player share their personal insights and experiences to help you understand the topic and empower you to be part of the solution.

Is this for me?

Yes! This course has been designed for all; athletes, coaches, entourage and organisation members - everyone has a role in safeguarding athletes.

What will I learn?

  1. What may constitute harassment and abuse;
  2. What the signs of harassment and abuse may be;
  3. Why harassment and abuse may happen;
  4. How you can play a role in safeguarding athletes from harassment and abuse in sport;

This course will take approximately 45 minutes to complete. Once completed, why not share your thoughts with fellow athletes, coaches and organisation members from around the world in our dedicated community space. Just click on the Join the Community Discussion button to get started.

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  1. Bronze - Safeguarding Athletes from Harassment and Abuse in Sport
    Bronze - Safeguarding Athletes from Harassment and Abuse in Sport
  2. Silver - Safeguarding Athletes from Harassment and Abuse in Sport
    Silver - Safeguarding Athletes from Harassment and Abuse in Sport
  3. Gold - Safeguarding Athletes from Harassment and Abuse in Sport
    Gold - Safeguarding Athletes from Harassment and Abuse in Sport
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Receive your certificate of achievement by winning gold

  • Get Bronze for watching all course videos
  • Earn Silver by completing all course tasks
  • Win Gold for getting 100% in the quiz

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