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U302 – Recognizing and Responding
Course Description

With the overwhelming positive response offering the U302: Recognizing & Responding course as a “club benefit” we have extended this benefit.

Darkness to Light - Stewards of Children is the only nationally available program scientifically proven to increase knowledge, improve attitudes and change child-protective behaviors. This revolutionary program is for any responsible adult who cares about the welfare of children. It is also appropriate for youth-serving organizations (sports leagues, day care centers, after school programs, children's clubs, church groups and more). Recognizing and Responding is a child abuse prevention training that is offered from Darkness to Light, a child advocacy organization.

U302 Recognizing and Responding to Abuse
This course will teach you about the various forms of child abuse, indicators of abuse, and about how to effectively report abuse. You will also learn about mandated reporters and their important role in protecting children. This course provides State specific information on Reporting Laws. This course is recommended as one of your electives within the USA Gymnastics University.

The course is a combination of videos, tests, and audio. There are short quizzes throughout this course which must be passed with 80% or better score.

The course will take approximately 1 hour to complete.

This is an online course!
Online courses are a great way to complete courses on your own time and on your own schedule.

Click the button below to register for the U302 Recognizing and Responding online course. You must be logged in order to register (Username and personal password—which you created).

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You must be at least 18 years of age to take this course.

Fees & Policies
  • Complimentary for USA Gymnastics Members:
    Recreational Coach, Competitive Coach, Owner/Managing Director, Judge, Meet Director, Athlete (age 18 and older)
  • $30 for Non-Members (note: certificates are unavailable to Non-Members)
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  • Course fees are non-refundable and cannot be transferred to another individual.
  • Course registrants must be a minimum of 18 years old.
Additional Course Information
  1. You will receive an Activation Notification via email, once payment has been made. *You may need to check your spam/junk email to find this notification.

  2. For additional assistance with the course - login, navigation, technical assistance, test reset, or other needs, please contact or call 843-965-5444.

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USA Gymnastics University
The U302 Recognizing and Responding is an elective within the USA Gymnastics University.

In order to receive University credit, members must register for the U302 through USA Gymnastics.

Upon completion of the course, members can print out a certificate of course completion on their USA Gymnastics "My Profile" page. Please allow 1-2 weeks.