SafeSport Online Training Course Overview

  1. Mandatory Reporting: Understanding Your Responsibilities
  • Barriers to reporting
  • Legal requirements
  • Suspicion of abuse
  • Reporting process

2. Sexual Misconduct Awareness Education

  • Creating a safe environment
  • Relationship dynamics
    • Coach-athlete relationship
    • Power dynamics and imbalance
  • Understanding the differences between laws and policies
    • Criminal laws
    • U.S. Center for SafeSport policies
    • Organizational policies
  • What is sexual misconduct?
    • Definition
    • Types of sexual misconduct
  • Understanding consent
    • Definition of consent
    • Age of consent
    • Capacity to consent
    • Consent and power imbalances
  • Child sexual abuse
    • Legal definitions
    • SafeSport policy definitions
    • Grooming
    • The victim’s perspective
      • How victims respond
      • Why they don’t report
    • Signs and symptoms of abuse
    • Prevention and response
      • Managing high risk situations (travel, social media and electronic communications, etc.)
      • Do’s and don’ts

3. Emotional and Physical Misconduct

  • Bullying
    • Definition of bullying
    • Cyberbullying
    • Effects of bullying
    • Prevention of bullying
  • Hazing
    • Definition of hazing
    • Preventing hazing
  • Harassment
    • Definition
    • Creating a safe environment for all athletes
  • Emotional Misconduct
    • Definition
    • Types of emotional misconduct
    • Effects of emotional misconduct
  • Physical Misconduct
    • Definition
    • Types of physical misconduct

 

Download the core course overview.