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Archives for 2014

URMIA Journal publishes Praesidium experts’ advice for reducing sexual abuse of minors served by college and university programs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ARLINGTON, Texas (Oct. 14, 2014) – Three professionals from Praesidium, Inc. – Candace Collins, JD; Richard Dangel, Ph.D.; and Aaron Lundberg, LMSW – co-authored an article on managing the risk of minors on campus for the University Risk Management and Insurance Association’s 2014 URMIA Journal. In Praesidium’s article, “Six Lessons Learned in […]

Episcopal Church surpasses 260,000 course mark for youth protection training.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Episcopal Church surpasses 260,000 course mark for youth protection training ARLINGTON, Texas (Sept. 4, 2014) – Staff and volunteers from Episcopal Dioceses in the United States recently completed the 260,000th session of online training courses offered by Praesidium, Inc. and insurance partner Church Pension Group. Since 2008, more than 60,000 learners from […]

Safety Analyst Trains Catechists in Call to Protect Workshop

Praesidium’s newest Safety Analyst, Audrey Oliver, traveled to Jackson Mississippi to deliver a training to the Diocese of Jackson. Read more in the article and see answers to common questions Praesidium experts receive regarding sexual abuse prevention. Read the entire article published by Mississippi Catholic here.

Thorough criminal background checks are a company’s first line of defense against predators.

As recent news articles have shown, it’s extremely important to perform background checks on employees who have access to children. Several news stories revealed that registered sex offenders were working in jobs with close access to children. How did these people get hired? In many cases, the companies employing them either failed to perform background […]

Shield kids with these sunscreen application guides!

For the past several years, spray sunscreens have proven to be a handy – and “no contact” – way to apply sun protection on kids. A recent recommendation from Consumer Reports, however, has prompted many summer camps and other youth organizations to re-think their procedures for keeping children safe in the sun. We’re referring to […]

Praesidium Team Shares Expertise with Vatican Child Protection Groups

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ARLINGTON, Texas (July 22, 2014) — A team of Praesidium’s experts on sexual abuse prevention recently met with representatives of the Roman Catholic Church in Vatican City to share their expertise in developing child safety practices within organizations. The Praesidium team held discussions with representatives from three groups involved in the Catholic […]

Protect Minors in Your Programs while Reducing Departmental Liability

Student Affairs Today covered Praesidium’s Account Manager, Candace Collins, JD, at her presentation for Stetson’s National Conference on Law and Higher Education. Collins reviewed best practices and policies for keeping minors safe on campus. Click on the link below to read more about how you can help keep minors safe on campus from a leading […]

Sexual Abuse and Social Media

School Office Services interviewed Praesidium’s Account Manager of Schools, Angelique Dale, JD, for an article on how to protect faculty, staff, and students when using social media. Click on the link below to read more about how you can help keep students safe from SOS and Ms. Dale. Sexual Abuse: How to Protect Your Students […]

Manage risks of special programs involving minors

College Athletics and the Law interviewed Praesidium’s Account Manager, Candace Collins, JD, for an article on managing risk in programs on college and university campuses involving minors. Click on the link below to read more about how you can help keep minors safe on campus from a leading risk management publication and Praesidium’s Collins. College […]