Resources

What Youth-Serving Nonprofits Need To Know About Youth-On-Youth Abuse

By Rachel Sams and Melanie Lockwood Herman   Youth-serving nonprofits invest a great deal of time and effort addressing the risk that an adult associated with their programs could harm children. Many youth-serving nonprofits may not have gone to the same lengths to address the risk that youth participants in their programs could harm other … Continued

Youth Mental Health: Responsibilities and Opportunities for Nonprofits

By Rachel Sams This article contains information about how to identify and respond to signs of mental health issues and suicide risk in young people. Have you ever looked into the eyes of a young person your nonprofit serves and seen that they were hurting? What did you do? If it hasn’t happened yet, what … Continued

Safe and Supported: The Intersection of Psychological Safety and Fruitful Risk Practice

By Erin Gloeckner   “My input isn’t valued here.” “My coworkers always reject my ideas.” “I feel so stupid around my boss.” “I have to pick my battles.” “It will be safer for me if I keep my head down.” “I wanted to warn them, but I couldn’t risk being ridiculed again.” “I told them … Continued

Events

June 4, 2018

Des Moines, IA

Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines

“Sensible Stewardship: Understanding and Managing the Top Risks Facing Nonprofits,” “Demystifying the Risk Oversight Role of Nonprofit Boards,” and “Risk Reflections: Funders’ Forum”

May 16, 2017

Meydenbauer Center, Bellevue, WA

Risk Management Pre-Conference with NPIP at the 2017 Washington State Nonprofit Conference

“Effective Risk Communication,” “Risk Forecasting,” and “Managing Human Resource Risk: Taking the High Road”