Keeping Dance Safe
for our Students

START DATE

August 25, 2018
9:00am

END DATE

August 25, 2018
1:00pm

PRESENTERS

Host: Rhee Gold
Massachusetts Legislative Task Force on the Prevention of Child Abuse

FREE SEMINAR!

Limited to the first 35 registrants

Keeping Dance Safe for Our Students

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DLRC Tree DanceLife Retrerat Center
This seminar and training will focus on sharing the Massachusetts Legislative Task Force on the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse's recommendations for implementing child sexual abuse prevention plans by youth-serving organizations across Massachusetts.
As dance studio owners and teachers, our businesses and classrooms have the responsibility to provide a safe environment for our students. This seminar will:
  • Engage with studio owners and teachers in dialogue
  • Gather input from you on what resources and training you need to provide a truly safe environment
  • Offer insight and instruction to make you more aware of the signs of  abuse and how to prevent it
Schedule
9:00- 10:00 am       Training Session: Child Abuse 101
  • Determine how to recognize signs and symptoms of abuse
  • How to recognize physical and behavioral signs of abuse
  • What to do if you suspect a child is being  abused
  • How to enact preventative measures
  • How to effectively screen/hire and train faculty and staff

10:00am - 1:00pm  Community Forum

  • Presentation from Task Force
  • Small group discussions
  • Working lunch
  • Receive resources: packets with info on where to find resources on child protection, access to online training videos, copy of Massachusetts Task Force's Report on Child Sexual Abuse Prevention

Maria Mossaides, Director of the MA Office of the Child Advocate, Co-chair of the MA Legislative Task Force on the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse
Suzin Bartley, Executive Director of the MA Children's Trust, Co-chair of the MA Legislative Task Force on the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse
Jack Miller, Director of Programs, MA Children's Trust
Marybeth Dwyer, Master Trainer and Facilitator of the Forum, Child Abuse Prevention Consultant to the MA Children's Trust Programs
Tony Rizzuto, Child Abuse Prevention Trainer, Author, Consultant to the MA Children's Trust Programs, and to the MA Legislative Task Force on the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse

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