Safe Environments

Lessons

  • 1

    Ensuring Indoor and Outdoor Environments and Materials Are Safe

    As the child and youth program manager, your primary responsibility is to provide oversight and accountability for the safety of children and youth in your program. The risks for children and youth increase when there are environmental hazards.

    This lesson is estimated to take 43 minutes to complete.
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  • 2

    Ensuring Staff-To-Child Ratios Are Followed At All Times

    As the child and youth program manager, your primary responsibility is to provide oversight and accountability for the safety of children and youth in your program. The risks for children increase when required ratios are not maintained. This lesson details what matters most when it comes to maintaining ratios.

    This lesson is estimated to take 43 minutes to complete.
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  • 3

    Ensuring Appropriate Supervision Practices Are Followed At All Times

    As the child and youth program manager, your primary responsibility is to provide oversight and accountability for the safety of children and youth in your program. The risks for children and youth increase when there is a lack of appropriate supervision.

    This lesson is estimated to take 43 minutes to complete.
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  • 4

    Planning, Organizing, and Practicing Emergency Procedures

    As the child and youth program manager, your primary responsibility is to provide oversight and accountability for the safety of children and youth in your program. Your ability to be proactive when it comes to emergency preparedness and response keeps everyone in your program safe from harm and reduces the emotional stress that accompanies emergency situations and disasters.

    This lesson is estimated to take 43 minutes to complete.
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  • 5

    Transportation and Field Trips

    As the child and youth program manager, your primary responsibility is to provide oversight and accountability for the safety of children and youth in your program. It is administrative negligence to inadequately monitor your vehicles and the individuals who drive them.

    This lesson is estimated to take 43 minutes to complete.
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  • 6

    Ensuring Staff Know and Follow Child Abuse Prevention, Identification, and Reporting Procedures

    Child abuse and neglect put children at risk for injury and even death. It is a difficult subject to think about, but is one that all managers and program leaders must be prepared to address. As the child and youth program manager, you have a leadership role in preventing child abuse and neglect. 

    This lesson is estimated to take 43 minutes to complete.
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  • 7

    Ensuring Safety Through a Systems Approach and Ongoing Professional Development

    As the child and youth program manager, your primary responsibility is to provide oversight and accountability for the safety of children and youth in your program. Your ability to implement and monitor systems is crucial to protecting children, youth and staff from harm. At the same time, your ability to ensure staff members complete and demonstrate competence in their required training and professional development reduces the risk of harm.

    This lesson is estimated to take 43 minutes to complete.
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