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This toolkit will help you recognize, prevent, and respond to emotional and physical abuse and misconduct in your sport activities and environments, and it includes three primary sections:
The Emotional and Physical Abuse and Misconduct Toolkit will include numerous handouts and activities you can use with your stakeholders. Now, you can download several Toolkit resources to preview Toolkit guidance and put key principles in play today.
Suggestions for coaches to respectfully, fairly, and consistently guide athletes.
Tools to help coaches thoughtfully and honestly assess communication, interactions, and potential warning signs on their team.
Tips and scenarios to help your team, club, or facility be inclusive for people of all abilities, races, backgrounds, and identities.
Realistic prompts coaches can use with new or returning athletes to set a positive tone and promote bonding.
Learn more about trainings and resources that can help you apply abuse prevention practices and policies in your sport setting.
The U.S. Center for SafeSport is an independent nonprofit organization responsible for responding to and preventing emotional, physical, and sexual misconduct and abuse in the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Movement.
This site was supported in part by grant number 2018-KY-B8-0001, awarded by the SMART Office, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this product are those of the contributors and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice.
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