Re: Evidence of Youth Protection Training
Kathie Cerveny (kathie@DELTA.EECS.NWU.EDU)
Thu, 22 Jul 1993 13:24:29 CDT
In the manual for Youth Protection Training, (the current as well as past
revisions) does refer to the card. The card is the "training card" issued by
national supply, that is filled in with the course, date, and signature of the
chairman for the course. It is the exact same care that is used for Pow Wow
attendance, SM fundamentals training, CS basic training, etc.
Your council, however, my have decided not to use those cards (it does take a
bit of time and very little cost).
I suggest you contact the person who gave you the training and ask for a letter
from him/her stating that you have completed the training.
Northeast Illinois Council actually carries this training record on their
computer system, along with all training attendance information. But then,
they have for the past 5 years been holding separate two hour training courses
twice a year that every registered adult in their council must attend at least
They can also print out just who is not yet trained. This is not a new
program. Nor is your question new. Just always remember there is only one
training card and it is used for evidence of attending and completing any
training course, from basic to supplemental, to youth protection, to chartered
org. representative training, to district committee training (called Key
Hope this helps.
p.s. by the way, national does means it if they are asking for evidence that you
have completed the training for youth protection. It seems to have caused a
great deal of trouble within the local councils. One has to wonder if that was
indeed the purpose of this requirement. After all national has required that
all volunteers and professional complete this training for at least the last 5
years I know about.
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City