Re: Youth Protection and Background Checking
Wed, 26 Oct 1994 15:03:29 MST
> I think the most effective protection is the two
> deep leadership requirement and a quality training program. My
> experience is that bad things almost always happen when adults are left
>alone with kids or other adults don't recognize an abuser's actions for
> what they are.
I wholly agree. I too have about 10 years in as an SM, and as long as you have
two deep and atleast one has a vested interest (e.g. child in the Troop),
things are safe as can be expected. As for educaton, our school district
particpates in a training program for kids that last over several grades.
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City