Uninformed language and diagnostic criteria. Low-level concerns are unreported, allowing for escalation to high-level concerns. Your organization’s risk is elevated because the responsibility is falling on staff members who are not equipped to manage the topic, such as coaches and volunteers.
Athlete education curriculum: physical abuse
Physical safety. What is it and how is it defined? Your organization’s curriculum communicates the standards of language and terms, resources, policies and procedures and what do you do when the sense of safety is challenged. Get ahead of the curve and set the stage in your organization through this credit.