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

Key Principles in Youth Protection: Considerations and Action Steps

 NOTE: This article includes excerpts from Chapter 6 of the Nonprofit Risk Management Center’s book, EXPOSED: A Legal Field Guide for Nonprofit Executives-2nd Edition. The Center is deeply grateful to Mark E. Chopko for his valuable contributions to this article and EXPOSED. Nonprofit leaders often seek ‘best practices’ or standards for excellence for which to … Continued

Events

virtual

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America

“Key Strategies to Protect Children and Mitigate Organizational Risk”

October 18, 2017

Webinar

Minnesota School Boards Association & Kyllo Consulting

“Understanding Erin’s Law & Sexual Violence Prevention in Minnesota Public Schools”

June 30, 2016

Los Angeles, CA

Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation, Project Anime

“The Basics of Youth Protection: The Importance of Protecting Youth at Your Events”