Risk Managers Roundtable: Sexual Abuse Awareness Training

TRAINING
The single most important step an agency can take to reduce the risk of child sexual abuse is training staff and volunteers to understand the problem. When staff members and volunteers have an awareness of the basic characteristics of a sexual abuser, the process by which an abuser picks and prepare a child for abuse, and key indicators of child sexual abuse, they are better equipped to recognize and prevent abuse in youth programs. We cannot reduce a risk we do not understand. The roundtable will be presented by MinistrySafe Director and attorney Kimberlee Norris. MinistrySafe’s mission is to protect children and those who serve them. After decades of litigating sexual abuse cases and providing consultation and crisis management to ministries, MinistrySafe was founded to help ministries meet legal standards of care and reduce the risk of child sexual abuse. *This will be an in-person training as well as a live webcast. *There will only be one Risk Managers Roundtable date scheduled in this quarter. Lunch will be served to the in-person audience promptly at 12:00pm. If you have any dietary restrictions or are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate, please notify us prior to 48 hours in advance of the event date. Please register to attend in person or participate online via the webcast. *For more information, please and to request the weblink to view webcast, contact training@cjpia.org. (Duration: 2 Hours)
Topics Covered:
  • Common misconceptions
  • Offender characteristics
  • The offender's "grooming process"
  • Common grooming behaviors
  • Legal reporting requirements
  • What all staff should know
Duration:
2 hours
Code/regulation:
Best Risk Management Practice
Who should attend:
Administrators, Safety, Security, and Screening Personnel, Parks and Recreation Personnel, Risk Managers and HR Representatives
Frequency:
As Needed
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