Appropriate Touch


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Title: Appropriate Touch (RW80)
Length: 15 min
Category: Sexual Abuse Prevention
Audience: Youth Staff and Volunteers


This training follows Rodney McCormick, YMCA Outreach Director, and his daily interactions with kids in his program. Redwoods Consultant, Sarah Pharr, presents real-life guidance that teaches staff how to create a safe environment with appropriate touch, instead of prohibiting all touch.

When appropriate touch is open, observable and rare, we're able to create a safer environment where child sexual abuse is less likely to happen.