https://www.acacamps.org/article/campline/child-sexual-abuse-liability-issues-revisitedChild Sexual Abuse: Liability Issues Revisited
Introduction We and others have written previously for the American Camp Association (ACA) on matters pertaining to child sexual abuse and neglect. As long as even one child is the victim of abuse...
https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/child-sexual-abuse-prevention-critical-role-parentsChild Sexual Abuse Prevention: A Critical Role of Parents
Hypothesis: "The fight against child molesters begins by parents teaching their children." The Problem Sexual abuse of children and youth remains an insidious concern in American society....
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/camp-crisis-hotlineCamp Crisis Hotline
The Hotline serves as a resource for camps in crisis and provides callers the opportunity to talk through their crisis with a trained third-party.
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/child-abuse-prevention-resourcesChild Abuse Prevention Resources
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https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/online-course/critical-things-staff-need-know-about-bullying-preventionCritical Things Staff Need to Know about Bullying Prevention
Bullying is here to stay in summer camp and this course is designed to help you be prepared and ready to act this summer as well as between the seasons. Bullying can happen in 4 ways: physical,...
https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/online-course/recognizing-reporting-child-abuse-neglectRecognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect
This course provides critical information for directors and frontline staff on the process of reporting possible child abuse and neglect, including an overview of types of abuse and...
https://www.acacamps.org/resources/crisis-communications-tool-kitCrisis Communications Tool Kit
Unfortunately, a crisis can occur at anytime and can affect any camp at any location. It is for that reason that you should prepare for a crisis before it happens.
https://www.acacamps.org/download/criminal-background-checks-background-information-guidance-campsCriminal Background Checks Background Information and Guidance for Camps
https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/recorded-webinar/child-protection-101-responding-camp-professionalChild Protection 101: Responding as a Camp Professional
Being prepared for risks a camp may face during the summer is an important component of a good risk management strategy. Understanding historical trends and emerging issues can help with the...
https://www.acacamps.org/events-education/online-learning/recorded-webinar/camp-staff-safety-age-metooCamp Staff Safety in the Age of #MeToo
It is a story that has been unfolding for over a year: the exposure of often long-standing sexual abuse and harassment of both male and female victims by mostly men in various positions of power....