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USOC Safe Sport Handbook

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Introduction
Definitions
What’s in the Handbook?
How to use the Handbook
Coordinating Strategies with your Local or National Organization
Part 1: Strategies to Recognize, Reduce and Respond to Misconduct in Sport
Strategy 1: Training and Education
Strategy 2: Screening Staff Members, Volunteers and/or Contractors
Applicant Screening
Criminal Background Checks
Strategy 3: Establishing Boundaries
Strategy 4: Managing Training and Competition
Supervision of Athletes and Participants
Physical Contact
Electronic Communications and Social Media
Locker Rooms and Changing Areas
Travel
Strategy 5: Responding to Abuse, Misconduct and Policy Violations
Reporting
Disciplinary Rules and Procedure
Investigation and Adjudication
Strategy 6: Monitoring Your Strategy
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Part 2: Sample Forms and Documents
Application for Employment and Consent and Release
Incident Report Form
Reference Form
Reference Information
Reporting Form
Appendix Additional Resources
Applicant Screening
Creating Policies and Procedures
Risk Management
Reporting
Counseling

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