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Coach Education Day  Sunday 13th May 2012

Illawarra Academy of Sport together with Sport and Recreation Office of Communities would like to extend an invitation to all community coaches and club volunteers to attend the Academy s inaugural Coach Education Day.

This is an exciting opportunity for coaches of local sporting clubs to attend sessions on Child Protection and Conflict Resolution alongside current academy coaches.

CHILD PROTECTION FOR COACHES      8.30am  to 9.30am
This session provides current coaches with an overview of child protection in a sporting context, current information on child protection legislation, how child abuse should be reported and investigated, and the obligations of coaches who work with children. Coaches will leave the session better informed on how to best protect children and ensure a child feels safe while participating in sport.

This session is designed to provide information and strategies for coaches on how to deal with conflict and unsavoury behaviour in the sporting environment. The session involves practical examples and advice for coaches on the various strategies that can be utilised to improve the behaviour of all in the sporting environment.

For further information or to register please email admin@ias.org.au or call 02 4225 3899.