Independent schools land across a wide continuum of complacency, compliance and commitment to abuse prevention. This workshop covers best practices for a customized approach to independent school sexual abuse prevention intitatives and creating a culture of safety. Through practical guidance of industry experts, including the Congressional authority on policy and legal remedies for prevention, attendees will explore national youth protection and K-12 specific trends and data analysis, best practices and exercises to help their schools assess their cultures of safety, and mitigate challenges in maintaining the momentum of prevention efforts.
Learning Objective: Participants will learn national youth protection and K-12 specific trends and data analysis, tips on how to create a culture of safety through best practices in a range of operational areas and common situations on and off campus, and tips on how to maintain the momentum of prevention efforts in their schools.
Candace Collins, JD, Director of Strategic Alliances, Praesidium
Charol Shakeshaft, Ph.D., Professor, Educational Leadership, Virginia Commonwealth University