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Preventing Sexual Abuse on Campus Aaron Lundberg, LMSW Candace Collins, JD
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About Praesidium “To help you protect those in your care from abuse and to help preserve trust in your organization.” Two decades of experience More than 4,000 clients across diverse industries Completed thousands of root cause analyses Developed proprietary abuse risk management model Offer complete range of risk management solutions National safety partner with: YMCA of the USA, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, USA Swimming, Church Pension Group, Child Welfare League of America, Conference of Major Superiors of Men and others 2
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What We Believe Abuse can be prevented Everyone is responsible for preventing abuse Abuse prevention requires a commitment to quality Commitment starts at the top 3
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The Praesidium Safety Equation® 4
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Scope of the Problem 1 in 4 girls and 1 in 6 boys 10% of school children 300% increase in child-to-child abuse 80% of abuse does not get reported Frequency in higher education unknown Legislature changes facilitate litigation 5
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Effects of Abuse on Victims Psychological Educational Behavioral Interpersonal Sexual 6
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Effects of Abuse on Organizations Threat to the mission Awards in the hundreds of millions Loss of financial resources for services Decreased productivity and employee morale Increased employee turnover Jeopardizes insurability Reputational damage 7
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Common Claims in Litigation Negligent Screening Negligent Training Negligent Supervision Negligent Retention 8
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How Offenders Operate on Campus Types of offenders Preferential Situational Indiscriminate Conditions necessary to offend Access Privacy Control 9
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Spot Adult Offender Warning Signs Shows favoritism Finds reasons to spend time alone with minors Prefers time with minors Gives gifts to minors without permission Engages in too much physical contact with minors Always wants to wrestle/ tickle Treats minors like equals Keeps secrets with minors Ignores policies Uses inappropriate language Tells inappropriate jokes Texts, emails, and uses social media with minors without permission 10
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Unique Circumstances in Higher Education Decentralized Policies Unclear Ownership of Risk Departmental Autonomy in Program Launch and Risk Management Diversity of Potential Exposures Relative Ease of Access 11
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Potential Exposures on Campus Involving Minors Open access campus University employee, contractor, or volunteer to minor Adult student to minor Registered sex offender (student or employee) to minor Field practicum, internships On campus child care Athletics, camps, clubs, summer programming Field trips on campus Tutoring and lessons on campus or in the community Exchange students Concerts, performances University authorized contractual programs and third parties serving minors 12
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The Praesidium Safety Equation® 13
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Praesidium’s Six Step Approach and Continued Work with University of Alaska Step 1. Assign leadership, embrace the cause. Step 2. Establish a child safety task force. Step 3. Identify and assess current exposures. Step 4. Establish policies for programs involving minors. Step 5. Provide training with compliance tracking. Step 6. Implement system for reporting and responding. 14
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For questions and more information: Aaron Lundberg, LMSW [email protected] Candace Collins, JD [email protected] Praesidium, Inc. 800.743.6354 www.PraesidiumInc.com Follow us for the latest updates in sexual abuse prevention! www.facebook.com/praesidiuminc www.twitter.com/praesidiuminc http://www.linkedin.com/company/praesidium-inc. 15
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