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Link up for criminal background checks

Criminal background checks are becoming almost standard for youth supervision positions.

Preventing child abuse

Steps to reduce the risk of child abuse.

Child abuse at shared facilities

Child abuse at most youth organizations fall into two categories.

Who's responsible for staff after hours?

Risk management steps to take for after-hour staff.

Avoid negligent hiring claims by taking action

Precautionary measures to avoid negligent hiring claims.

Careful reporting can clarify claims

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

Protect your organization's reputation and assets

Recommended practices to minimize risk of abuse allegations.

Maintaining insurance records

Several areas to manage records and save money.

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.

Are background checks enough?

Tips to strengthen your organization’s screening and selection practices.