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Youth protection

Youth protection in higher education settings

Clery Center for Security on Campus

Clery Center works with colleges and universities to create safer campuses. Training and information is available on the Jeanne Clery Act and related laws.

Managing Camp Liability (2017) 

Risk considerations for planning and executing a camp or other youth program, published by the National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA).

National Center for Campus Public Safety Planning for the Safety of Minors – Routine and Emergency Situations (2016)

National expert in safety of minors issues Ann Franke offers a handbook of resources addressing safety of minors on campus.

University Risk Management & Insurance Association – Nine Steps for Preventing the Sexual Abuse of Minors on Campus (2012)

Richard Dangel, CEO of Praesidium Inc., offers a 9-step strategy for prevention of risk of sexual abuse occurrences on campus.

Child and youth abuse prevention and response

CDC Preventing Child Sexual Abuse Within Youth-Serving Organizations

Strategies to guide hiring, training and supervision of staff and volunteers who would work with youth, as well as creating safe environments and responding to suspected abuse.

Launchpad for Educators (created by the King County Sexual Assault Resource Center)

Dynamics of abuse, trauma informed programming and sexual violence prevention approaches, tailored to educators.

National Sexual Violence Resource Center – Preventing Child Sexual Abuse Resources

Educational resources for organizations, schools and communities to explore to increase child abuse prevention efforts.

Youth health and safety

SafeKids Worldwide

Safety tips on a multitude of physical safety topics, broken down by age ranges.

Caring for Our Children

Nationally recognized comprehensive set of standards on safety in early learning settings.

Child Safety Passenger Laws

The Washington State Traffic Commission guide to safely transporting children in vehicles, including age-specific laws and regulations.

TeenLink – Where to Turn for Teens
A resource guide on topics ranging from alcohol and drugs, to relationship violence, to eating disorders, GLBTQ, suicide and more, compiled by TeenLink, a hotline and chat resource by and for teens.


Media and technology information tailored to parents, educators, and advocates.

Research-based safety tips, parents’ guidebooks, advice, news and commentary on tech use and policy.

Cyberbullying Prevention 

Guidance on recognizing and preventing cyberbullying from

Protecting kids online 

Strategies to talk to kids about online safety and employ parental controls for supervision.