Tom’s Secret (Video)

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Tom’s Secret (Video)

Child Lures Prevention (an educational partner of USA Gymnastics We Care Campaign) and L Raphael Geneve have created a free video to help keep millions of children worldwide safe from abuse.

Parents Role For Parental Monitoring

Just as we want our children to be the best possible citizens in their schools, gymnastics clubs, neighborhoods and communities, so too do we want them to be responsible Digital Citizens. How best can we help ensure they are doing so, supporting them with the proper amount of parental monitoring?

The 5 Steps to Protecting Our Children

The 5 Steps to Protecting Our Children is an introductory guide created by our We Care Educational Partner Darkness to Light for responsible adults interested in the prevention of child sexual abuse. The 5 Steps outline the Darkness to Light core principles for preventing, recognizing, and reacting responsibly to child sexual abuse.

Positive Coaching Alliance Safety Videos

USA Gymnastics partner organization, Positive Coaching Alliance has created new, free online videos to protect children from sexual abuse in youth sports. These short videos provide specific, practical tips that help you, your children and others prevent sexual abuse.

Questions to ask Youth Serving Organizations

As a parent, there are a few questions you can ask your club to ensure your children are safe from more than just a tumble from the equipment.

Commitment to Personal Safety: Understanding the Grooming Process

In today’s world, you as a parent take your child to gymnastics practice and want to have confidence that you have chosen a safe and healthy environment where your child can learn, train, excel and have fun. Thus, a safe gymnastics environment must include a commitment to the personal safety of all participants.

Understanding the Grooming Process: Preventing Inappropriate Behavior and Sexual Misconduct with Children

In most cases of sexual misconduct with children, offenders use a subtle and gradual process known as grooming to put children and their families at ease.

A parent’s guide to selecting youth-serving organizations

Your child is frequently in the care of many different adults. As a parent, you are one of the most important links in the chain of prevention. It’s important that youth serving organizations take proactive measures to prevent child sexual abuse. By stepping up and speaking out to youth serving organizations in your community, you have the power to protect your child and countless others against child sexual abuse.