Preventing child abuse

An allegation of child abuse can be devastating to the reputation and morale of a youth program.

Preventing abuse— by design

Your facility's design and physical layout can help reduce the risk of child abuse.

Report incident promptly!

Timely claim reporting provides a number of benefits for the overall claims management process.

Protect your organization's reputation and assets

Recommended practices to minimize risk of abuse allegations.

Guidelines for abuse prevention programs and background checks

Develop formal guidelines for abuse prevention programs and background checks to address child abuse exposures in order to benefit not only your organization but also the youth and clients you serve.

Careful reporting can clarify claims

Instruct staff members to follow these guidelines when filling out accident reports.

Using discipline wisely for youth serving organizations

Suggestions for conscientious disciplinary procedures.

Who's responsible for staff after hours?

Risk management steps to take for after-hour staff.

Utilizing S.E.A. to combat abuse

S.E.A. stands for supervision, education, and accountability. Providing appropriate supervision is a key strategy for stopping abuse within an organization.

Preparing for the Initial meeting with your attorney

Helpful advice for preparing for your initial meeting with your attorney