From the Safe Sport Law to Your Organizational Policies: Preventing Sexual Abuse in Adaptive Sports

Provided by: PreventConnect

Date: Thursday, April 11, 2019
Time: 5:00 am – 6:30 am ChST

Webinar Overview: 

Most organizational leaders are concerned about preventing sexual abuse in their programs, yet at times it can be hard to know where to begin. This web conference will provide a practical overview of how to develop and implement an organizational prevention plan, which includes policies, staff training, and creating a strong organizational culture. An adaptive sports organization leader will share his experience of developing and implementing a sexual abuse prevention policy and an experienced facilitator of organizational strategic planning around abuse prevention will present tools and strategies your organization can use. The web conference will also provide an overview of the Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse and Safe Sport Authorization Act of 2017, effective February 14, 2018, and the steps leaders can take to ensure that their programs are meeting the requirements. Links to examples of organizational prevention policies will be provided, as well as sample planning documents to help leaders assess your programs' greatest needs and strengths. This web conference is open to anyone who is interested, but will focus specifically on organizations that support athletes with disabilities.