Youth Protection

Programs Involving Minors Policy Training

Protecting youth is everyone's responsibility. 

These trainings will assist you and your program in complying with Purdue University's Programs Involving Minors policy. and state laws regarding mandatory reporting of child abuse and neglect.

Visit the Youth Protection page for more information and resources.

This program covers the responsibilities of those serving in the role of Program Director for a youth event affiliated with Purdue. Learners will understand their role as Program Director, learn the steps required to maintain compliance with the Operating Procedures for Programs Involving Minors, explore the relevant university policies for youth programs, and explore the requirements related to reporting suspected child abuse or neglect. This training must be completed in addition to the Program Staff training as Program Directors are also considered Program Staff. 

Audience: Anyone serving in the role of Program Director for a youth program

Time: 30 minutes 

Recurrence: Every 24 months

Format: Online 

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This training is located in the University's youth program platform. Visit the link below to complete the training. Note: you will need to create an account if it is your first time accessing the system.

https://apps.ideal-logic.com/purdue?key=QHR9-T57TS_BQY7-25GV8_5441ab3906f7 

This program covers responsibilities regarding sexual harassment and child sexual abuse. Participants will become familiar with University policy and practices focusing on sexual harassment and child sexual abuse; and will learn to foster safe and respectful University environments to better protect students, faculty, and staff from incidents of sexual harassment and abuse.

Audience: Faculty, Staff, Students, and recognized volunteers

Time: 60 minutes 

Recurrence: Every 24 months

Format: Online 

Register

This training is located in the University's youth program platform. Visit the link below to complete the training. Note: you will need to create an account if it is your first time accessing the system.

https://apps.ideal-logic.com/purdue?key=QHR9-T57TS_BQY7-25GV8_324315d458f0

Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse & Neglect

Identifying and reporting suspected child abuse or neglect can be an intimidating task.

These modules are provided for Purdue faculty, staff, and students to better understand their obligation to report suspected child abuse and neglect in their educational environment. Purdue faculty, staff, and students are strongly encouraged to complete the module that corresponds to their role at the university.

This brief module introduces current Purdue students over the age of 18 to their responsibility to report suspected child abuse or neglect according to Indiana state law and University policy. This module covers signs and symptoms of abuse, how and where to report suspected abuse or neglect, and includes some scenarios where current students might encounter minors on campus. 

Audience: Current Purdue students (undergraduate, graduate, professional)

Time: less than 10 minutes

Recurrence: Once

Format: Online 

Register:

This training is located in the University's youth program platform. Visit the link below to complete the training. Note: you will need to create an account if it is your first time accessing the system.

https://apps.ideal-logic.com/purdue?key=QHR9-T57TS_BQY7-25GV8_adc3b852ebae

This brief module introduces current Purdue faculty and staff to their responsibility to report suspected child abuse or neglect according to Indiana state law and University policy. This module covers signs and symptoms of abuse, how and where to report suspected abuse or neglect, and includes some potential scenarios where current faculty and staff might encounter minors on campus. 

Audience: Current Purdue faculty and staff

Time: less than 10 minutes

Recurrence: Once

Format: Online 

Register:

This training is located in the University's youth program platform. Visit the link below to complete the training. Note: you will need to create an account if it is your first time accessing the system.

https://apps.ideal-logic.com/purdue?key=QHR9-T57TS_BQY7-25GV8_3a32a83e8c5d