Webinar I: Fighting Child Abuse in Youth Sports – Focus on Coaches and Youth Leaders (Feb. 2, 2012).

View the webinar above. Viewers will learn about:

  • Why should coaches and youth sports leaders address this problem if they aren’t the ones abusing anyone?
  • What to tell kids to help protect them from abuse
  • 6 steps to take if a child mentions being abused or another child being abused
  • Taking a stand as a team to prevent bullying, abuse and other violence
  • 6 ways to avoid being falsely accused of abuse
  • How to use Kidpower’s personal boundary rules for touch, teasing and games with your team(s)
  • How to use PCA’s new template for YSO Child Abuse Prevent policies and & procedures

Webinar II: Fighting Child Abuse in Youth Sports – Focus on Parents (Feb. 9, 2012).

View the webinar above. Viewers will learn about:

  • What can parents do to watch out for and recognize possible signs of abuse?
  • Understanding the benefits and limits of background checks to keep unsafe people out of youth sports
  • 4 Strategies for parents to help keep kids safe from abuse when participating in youth sports
  • Skills parents can teach kids to help protect them from abuse while they are participating in youth sports
  • Kidpower’s positive practice method™ for practicing safety skills in a way that’s fun – not scary
  • Q&A: What should I do if a child says something that makes me worried about possible abuse?
  • How to encourage your child’s sports organization to adopt safety policies and procedures (PCA & Kidpower’s new template)
  • What respectful leadership looks like and how to encourage your child’s coach in creating a safe environment

Kidpower Teenpower Fullpower International is a global nonprofit leader dedicated to protecting people of all ages and abilities from bullying, violence, and abuse by empowering them with awareness, knowledge, and skills. Since, 1989, Kidpower has served millions of children, teenagers, and adults, including those with special needs, through its positive and practical workshops, extensive free online Library, consultation, and publications. Instead of using fear to teach about danger, Kidpower makes it fun to learn to be safe! Our K-12 curriculum is used by families, schools, and youth organizations for their own child safety programs. Publications include: Bullying: What Adults Need to Know and Do to Keep Kids Safe, the Relationship Safety Skills Handbook for Teens and Adults, The Kidpower Book for Caring Adults: Personal Safety, Self-Protection, Confidence, and Advocacy for Young People, and our cartoon-illustrated Safety Comics series and Introductory Curriculum for Educators.