Manual Revision Record

2020

DateSectionChange
Aug 2020Appendix Cupdates to Standards of Behavior:
• reference to University Code of Ethics
• expectations for virtual interactions
• supervisor notification of unauthorized outside contact with minors
Jan 2020Allconverted .pdf manual to searchable online format
IV. Program Records and Policy Compliancechanged section title, revised language to align with new Safety of Minors Policy
V. Responding to Suspected Child Abusechanged OSU Public Safety emergency phone number
Appendix Kadded Emergency Planning and Incident Response to Compliance Check List

2019

DateSectionChange
Oct 2019I. Youth Safety Basicschanged section title, revised language and links to align with new Safety of Minors Policy, removed Criminal History Check FAQ
III. Orientation and Trainingadded reference to minimum training standards and online resources
V. Responding to Suspected Child Abuseupdated to reflect recent policy updates, removed Internal Reporting of Incidents, added Reporting Protocol for Other Types of Incidents
VI. Definitionsrevised Youth Program definition to align with policy
Appendixbroke appendices into multiple sections (A-K)
Appendix Bremoved outdated Liability Waiver form, added reference to Risk Services website
Appendix Cadded reference to Youth Safety Standards of Behavior
Appendix Kupdated Compliance Check List to align with current policy guidance and resources

2017

DateSectionChange
May 2017I. Youth Program Safety Policies and Best Practicesadded Photo Opt Out release under Media Use, updated Criminal History Check Process and FAQ
IV. Program Data and Policy Compliancechanged retention period for accident/incident records to 10 years
V. Responding to Suspected Child Abusechanged “Office of Equity and Inclusion” to “Office of Equal Opportunity and Access”
VII. FAQchanged “Special Event Insurance” to “Camps and Clinics Insurance”
Appendixupdated Conditions of Volunteer Service form

2015

DateSectionChange
May 2015I. Youth Program Safety Policies and Best Practiceschanged section title, added “requirements” versus “best practices,” added Tips for Creating Safe Programs
II. Selecting Employees and Volunteers to Work With Youthadded language to prohibit Registered Sex Offenders from serving in a youth program
VI. Program Data and Policy Compliancechanged section title, added annual data collection and compliance certification requirement
Appendixadded “Culture of Responsibility” principles, added staff and volunteer training samples

2013

DateSectionChange
Feb 2013I. Risk Managementadded Criminal History Check Process and FAQ
V. Responding to Suspected Child Abuseadded content for Internal Reporting of Incidents and Supporting Victims
VI. Definitionsadded Youth Program definition
Appendixupdated Conditions of Volunteer Service form

2012

DateSectionChange
Apr 2012Appendix
added samples to appendices
Jan 2012Allv1 created

content edited 1-23-2020