Keeping Kids SAFE: Best Practices to Volunteer Screening

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Join us for the FREE full-day training on how to prioritize youth safety with best practice volunteer screening standards. With more than 80 million children having some kind of contact with nearly 35 million adults through volunteer and youth-serving programs each year — and with the increase in the number of articles and reports about trusted adults who are revealed to be predators — we offer an in-depth research-based training to help organizations effectively screen their volunteers to prevent child molestation.

Eugene, Oregon, Thursday, February 2

Roseburg, Oregon, Friday, February 3

The Screening Applicants for Effectiveness (SAFE) curriculum was developed by the Friends for Youth mentoring program in California. The SAFE workshop provides staff with tools to immediately improve volunteer screening. This training is free to youth development professionals thanks to the generous partnership of the Ford Family Foundation. Participants learn:

  • The purpose and relevance of screening volunteers
  • Information on perpetrators, victims, and dynamics of abuse
  • A holistic approach of informed intuition and red flags and recommended tools and processes