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    More than 80% of sexual abuse incidents happen in isolated, one-on-one situations with a child Learn how to avoid this…

    At home
  • Eliminate or reduce isolated, one-on-one situations to decrease risk of abuse
  • Choose group situations and have multiple adults supervise children
  • Scan the physical environment for hidden areas and correct dangers
  • Make sure interactions can be observed and interrupted
  • Remember that older youth should not be in isolated, one-on-one situations with younger children.
  • In schools and youth organisations:
  • Ask for the document on best practices in schools and youth organisations
  • Conduct background checks
  • Conduct in-person interviews for new hires and volunteers
  • Conduct personal and professional reference checks
  • Have a code of conduct for staff and volunteers.
  • Have a policy for responding to disclosures and discoveries of child sexual abuse.
  • Have a policy for responding to inappropriate behavior, breaches in policy and suspicion of abuse.