Sports And Safe Environment

August also means a return to the school sports season. According to ChildHelp.com, abuse occurs in all sports. Studies indicate 40% to 50% of athletes have experienced anything from mild harassment to severe abuse. Research suggests that sexual abuse in sports impacts between 2% to 8% of all athletes It is the responsibility of all athletic directors to ensure all coaches, assistant coaches and volunteers have completed … Continue reading Sports And Safe Environment

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Abuse Reports Rise In August

Child abuse cases tend to rise in late July and early August as kids head back to school and mor e eyes are able to identify signs of possible abuse. Parish/School staff or volunteers are often the front lines when it comes to identifying abuse. Just three years ago Kentucky ranked 2nd in the nation in child abuse per 1000 kids. Would you … Continue reading Abuse Reports Rise In August