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ATHLETE PROTECTION EDUCATION & RESOURCES

FREE TRAINING FOR PARENTS:

The USA Swimming Safe Sport Program is proud to offer free athlete protection training to the parents of our member athletes.  Parents are a critical component to our overall goal to protecting children from sexual abuse. The comprehensive online programming includes information about how offenders operate; how to recognize and respond to boundary violations, myths and facts about child sexual abuse and USA Swimming’s Athlete Protection Policies and Procedures.

Safe Sport Basics

Parent Course:  Questions for Swim Parents
Parent Course:  Abuse Disclosure for Parents
Parent Flyer

 

FREE TRAINING FOR ATHLETES:

USA Swimming has developed a free education program for athlete ages 12-18.  
Click the link below to learn about: 

  • Inappropriate contact
  • Physical, emotional, and behavioral boundaries
  • What to do if your boundaries are violated
  • Who to tell
  • How USA Swimming can be a resource for you

By learning how to protect yourselves, you also learn how to protect your peers; and together we can make the sport safer for everyone.

Deal With a Concern

 

ATHLETE PROTECTION TRAINING:

Know your APCs - Privacy, Access, Control
Responding to Reports of Red Flags
Responding to Violations
How to Respond When an Athlete Discloses Abuse
Preventing False Allegations
Stress Management Techniques

 

SAFE SPORT MONDAY'S:

USA Swimming has developed a free education program to launch a national conversation within swim clubs about everyday issues that clubs face. Having regular short conversations about different team- and Safe Sport- related issues can strengthen a club's values and open productive communication channels.  
 

Date

Age Group (pdf)

Age Group (word)

Seniors (pdf)

Seniors (word)

Topic
  pdf       Safe Sport Monday's Info Sheet
2016-04 pdf       Team Relationships
2016-05 pdf       Locker Room
2016-06 pdf docx     Massaging
2016-07 pdf docx     Deck Changing
2016-08 pdf docx     Swearing at Teammates
2016-09 pdf docx     Boundaries
2016-10 pdf docx pdf docx Anti-bullying & Physical Contact
2016-11 pdf docx     Social Media
2016-12 pdf docx     Kindness
2017-01 pdf docx     Resolutions
2017-02 pdf docx     Encouragement
2017-03 pdf   pdf docx Anti-bullying & Alcohol
2017-04 pdf docx     Team Travel - Sick
2017-05 pdf docx     Sportsmanship/Anti-bullying
2017-06 pdf docx     Massaging
2017-07 pdf docx     Team Culture
2017-08 pdf docx     Grooming
2017-09 pdf docx     Team Culture
2017-10 pdf docx     Locker Room
2017-11 pdf       Depression
2017-12 pdf docx     Peer-to-peer
2018-01 pdf docx     Team Goals
2018-02 pdf docx     Anti-bullying - YouTube Link
2018-03 pdf       Locker Room Photos
2018-04 pdf Article     Consent - YouTube Link
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