maaps 3-day Leadership Series on Sex Abuse Prevention in Schools

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maaps is providing the following documents as a resource to members and the public.  Their inclusion here does not imply an endorsement by maaps.

Center for Disease Control (CDC)Preventing Child Sexual Abuse in Youth-Serving Organizations: Getting Started on Policies and Procedures
MassKidsSexual Abuse Safe-Child Standards
MassKidsStraight Talk about Child Sexual Abuse: A Prevention Guide for Parents of Children with Disabilities
National Coalition to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation 2015Six Pillars of Prevention

Sample Policies

These policies are provided with permission by Impact, a program of Triangle, Inc.

 TriangleAcknowledgement of Mandate Reporter Status
 TriangleCode of Ethics
 TriangleHuman Sexuality Policy
 TriangleWhat To Do When an Organization Reports Abuse
 TriangleWhistleblower Policy

Video Resources

Lessons Learned by Dr. Charles Conroy

This eight (8)-minute video is of Dr. Charles Conroy, Executive Director Emeritus, Doctor Franklin Perkins School in Lancaster, MA.  He describes a situation at Doctor Franklin Perkins School years ago when two former students came to him with their stories of the abuse they experienced while at the school.  This is Dr. Conroy’s account of how he managed this situation.  To reach Dr. Conroy:

Links to Other Resources