What to Ask a Youth Organization

What Isn't Sexual Abuse

Parent’s Can’t Assume All Organizations are Safety-Aware Whether a school, church, sports team, or after-school group, many parents trust their child’s health and safety to some organization. Offering lessons in teamwork, leadership, and community, youth organizations allow children the chance to practice important social skills under supervision. However, while a youth organization puts heavy emphasis…

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Prevention Guide for Youth Organizations

How Can Your Organization Prevent Sexual Abuse? Youth organizations should schedule regular self-assessments to identify any faults or weaknesses in their sexual abuse prevention program. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has developed a downloadable guide to help organizations adopt or adapt their prevention strategies. You can download the CDC’s guide here: The…

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