Health club operators should know what warning signs suggest an employee could be a child predator and take extra precautions to keep kids safe. Photo by Thinkstock.
Sidebar: Steps to Protect Children from Predators
• Do background checks on all potential employees and volunteers. Recheck backgrounds on staff annually. • Establish guidelines on staff interaction with children (never be alone with a child, no gifts, no outside contact with children from the program, etc.) • Establish guidelines about how to handle a situation should it occur. • Train employees and volunteers about the guidelines, signs to look for in a possible predator and what to do if they suspect something is ...
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