EducationSafeSport Complimentary Parent Course
The United States Olympic Committee has created a SafeSport Parent Course that provides important training about the nature of misconduct in sport and gives parents actionable information to better protect athletes. Developed for parents of athletes, this course addresses important topics around recognizing, preventing and taking action against misconduct in sports, from a parent perspective. This course helps parents become active participants in creating safe, positive sports environments for their child.
As part of the Olympic family, USA Gymnastics encourages all parents to register, log in and take this complimentary 30 minute course.
Click here to “take the training”, add the course to your bag and checkout You will be asked to create a Team USA account, fill out the requested information, select USA Gymnastics as your organization, and begin your course.
Stewards of Children Online Prevention Training
This prevention training program teaches adults how to prevent, recognize and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. The program is designed for individuals concerned about the safety of children as well as organizations that serve youth.
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NFHS Online Course: Bullying Hazing and Inappropriate Behaviors
- Are You Aware? - A four-page summary that highlights USA Gymnastics’ abuse and misconduct prevention efforts is also included and may be used as a resource and shared with parents and concerned adults.
- Commitment to Personal Safety: Understanding the Grooming Process
- Preventing Emotional Abuse - Source: Prevent Child Abuse America
- Emotional Abuse: Signs, Symptoms and Effects - Source: NSPCC.org
- National Statistics on Child AbuseSource: National Children’s Alliance
- Child Abuse and Neglect: Recognizing the Signs and Making a Difference - Source: HelpGuide.org
- An Abused or Neglected Child/Teen - Source: The Center for Family Safety and Healing
- Child Abuse Information - Source: National Council on Child Abuse and Family Violence
- Emotional Abuse at Glance - Source: NSPCC.org