GYMNASTICS CLUB STAFF TRAINING AND RESOURCES

Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Training for Gymnastics Clubs

Keep your gymnasts and gyms safe. Virtual workshops on child sexual abuse prevention in gymnastics will be offered twice a month for gymnastics club owners, coaches and staff throughout the country. These workshops will run free-of-charge through November 2021.

These 90-minute workshops will give club staff the knowledge and tools to effectively and confidently keep gymnasts and gyms safe. The workshops will cover:

  • Dynamics of child sexual abuse
  • Appropriate athlete-coach boundaries
  • How to recognize signs and symptoms of child sexual abuse
  • How to report suspicions of child abuse to child protective services, law enforcement and/or the U.S. Center for SafeSport
  • How to create a gym culture that promotes athletes’ wellbeing

REGISTRATION

Individuals must register in advance (maximum 50 participants per workshop). To register for an upcoming session, click on a date below:

ATTENTION NEW YORK STATE Gymnastics Clubs

Virtual workshops can be requested for an entire gymnastics club in New York State through a pilot project seeking to connect gymnastics clubs with local child protection experts to provide training and serve as an ongoing resource. These workshops will run free-of-charge through January 2022.

To request a training for a gymnastics club in New York State, send an email to: childrenfirst@nyspcc.org.

For More Information

Download the Athletes are Children First Brochure

Review the Training FAQs

Contact childrenfirst@nyspcc.org with additional Training questions

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