About Grooming





Watch the training video on grooming behaviors

Recognizing grooming behaviors
While it can be nearly impossible to spot an offender, recognizing sexual predators through a pattern of behaviors - called grooming behaviors - can help us better detect abusers.

Learn more about grooming behaviors

High-risk opportunities
Predators often look for ways to be alone with children. Local and distant travel, locker rooms and private training sessions all provide environments for abuse. Minimizing one-on-one time among adults and children may help reduce the risk of child abuse. Below are tips for you to consider to help you reduce high-risk opportunities for abuse in your sport:

Tips on minimizing abusive environments

Tips on safe travel

Tips on local travel

Tips on locker rooms

Tips for communicating with parents

Tips on electronic/mobile communication


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