SAFE SPORT RESOURCES AND EDUCATIONAL TOOLS
• Maltreatment – refers to deliberate acts that result in harm or the potential for physical or psychological harm, including, but not limited to, abuse, assault, neglect, harassment, bullying, hazing and discrimination. This does not include accidents.
• Vulnerable Sector - those who because of age, disability, or other circumstances are less able to protect themselves from harm – such as children, the disabled, or the elderly
• Risk Management - a detailed and organized process used to identify, assess and treat risks so as to better achieve desired outcomes in a way that reflects our values.
• The Universal Code of Conduct to Prevent and Address Maltreatment in Sport (UCCMS) is a cornerstone in ensuring all stakeholders commit to safety in sport. The universal code of conduct applies to all participants, administrators, athletes, coaches and officials who work within the national sports system in Canada. The universal code of conduct is meant to achieve a safe and welcoming environment for all participants.