Know See Respond

At the Y, we are passionate about working with kids to develop their potential, while helping them learn, grow and thrive in a safe environment.

DEVELOP 3 HABITS IN CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION

  • We KNOW when we understand the common practices of those who harm and the best practices to stop them.
  • We SEE when we can recognize the warning signs or behaviors that signal abuse or risk for abuse.
  • We RESPOND  when we take action in response to behaviors we recognize as being inappropriate or questionable

As we put these habits into practice at our YMCAs, they remind us of our responsibility to safety and what we can do as individuals to protect children from abuse. We’re challenging you to be an upstander by speaking up when you see something wrong.

CHILD SAFETY RESOURCES

If you have serious questions or concerns about any YMCA youth programs, contact the program supervisor or branch director.

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