Understanding where, how, and when your organization serves youth or vulnerable adults is key to building an abuse prevention strategy. Whether you’re creating a program from scratch or refining the details, a great place to start is a conversation with the right people.
To ensure your team has the right tools for the job, Great American Specialty Human Services teamed up with Praesidium to provide policy holders with access to expert knowledge and targeted abuse prevention and response solutions.
Building and maintaining a culture of safety takes a sustained, ongoing commitment to abuse prevention: before, during, and after a concern arises. It only takes one person to start a dialogue and begin the journey. What are you waiting for? Click through the resources below to learn more about how you can make a difference in your organization.
Praesidium’s Crisis Response Toolkit for insureds includes written resources and guidance to navigate crisis response before, during and after an allegation. This toolkit provides guidelines for assembling a crisis response team; considerations for the first few days and weeks; how to create a transparent, victim-centered response; sample media holding statements; sample community communications for participants and families; and other response considerations.
Access Praesidium’s Online Abuse Prevention Training at no cost through Great American’s learning management system. This access includes foundational, topic/industry-specific, and refresher courses designed to help your teams prevent and respond to sexual abuse of vulnerable populations. Click to download more information on each course and how to get started.
The Praesidium Helpline gives your organizational leadership team a confidential mechanism to discuss concerns or allegations involving sexual abuse and receive support to navigate next steps. Download this flyer to learn more.
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Who is Praesidium?
Praesidium is the national leader in abuse risk management of sexual abuse of vulnerable populations. With more than 25 years of experience, and serving thousands of clients, our dedicated team of researchers, psychologists, attorneys, social workers, and human resources professionals have analyzed thousands of cases of abuse and synthesized the latest scientific research. We know how abuse happens in organizations and more importantly, how to prevent it.
What is Praesidium's approach to managing the risk of abuse in clients' organizations?
Praesidium uses a systems-based approach created from the scientific research of thousands of reported incidents of abuse. This analysis identified that the root-causes of incidents fall into one or more of eight organizational operations which, taken together, comprise Praesidium’s Safety Equation®. We help our clients implement best practice standards in each of the eight operations to close gaps, decrease risks, and creates safer environments within their organizations.
Praesidium is dedicated to helping our clients fulfill their mission safely, whether they are just getting started in their abuse prevention efforts, focused on the compliance aspects of risk management, or are committed to creating a culture of safety with years of experience. We work with clients across the spectrum. If you're not sure what your next step is to preventing abuse, contact us today.
Great American Specialty Human Services has teamed up with Praesidium to provide policyholders with access to Praesidium’s Risk Management Resources (individually and collectively, “Products”). Praesidium is not an agent of Great American Insurance Company or any of its affiliated insurers. Great American Insurance Company and its affiliated insurers do not mandate the use of Praesidium’s Products and assume no liability in connection with any use. Use of Praesidium’s Products is entirely at each policyholder’s discretion. The Great American Insurance Group eagle logo and the word marks Great American® and Great American Insurance Group® are registered service marks of Great American Insurance Company.
Copyright Praesidium 2020 | The information contained herein is for educational purposes to assist in the prevention of organizational abuse. However, it must be noted that no system can guarantee prevention of abuse. This information is not legal advice, either expressed or implied. Consultation with qualified legal counsel is recommended. This information is provided “As Is” without warranty, express or implied. The reader assumes all risk for reliance thereon.