Staff Resources

UWL Youth Protection Campus Presentations

Introductory Campus Presentation Session (February 2022) expanding section
To better understand protection/safety of minors on our campus, the Youth/Minor working group would like to offer two campus presentation opportunities. During each of the hour-long introductory session, participants will learn more about UWL and UW System policies related to Youth/Minor protections, best practices, timeline for implementation of policies and next steps. There will be time for discussion. Please see the date and Zoom link information below.  Each training will cover the same content and will be recorded.
 
 

UWL Guidance and Information

Program Director Document Templates

Program Participant Roster Template expanding section

The following document must be submitted at the conclusion of each camp/youth program: Program Participant Roster Template

Register a Precollege or Youth Program expanding section

To register a precollege or youth program and submit required documentation, please click on the following link.  (Please note that you will have to log in utilizing UWL credentials):   Precollege and Youth Program Registration Form

Risk Executive Sponsorship Form expanding section

This document is to indicate that Risk Executive Sponsor is aware that a youth program is occurring and that they support it: Risk Executive Sponsorship Form

Staff Roster Template expanding section

The following document must be submitted when registering a youth camp or program: Staff Roster Template

 

UW System PPE and NPI Reminders expanding section

This document provides information related to PPE requirements.  PPE and NPI Reminders

Parental Consent and Waiver Form expanding section
Other Templates expanding section

Media Release Template (word document) and (PDF). 

COVID/Health Mitigation Plan Template

Communication & Phone Tree Template

Reporting Protocol Template

Emergency/Youth Safety Protocols Template 1 and Template 2

Youth Health Form

Program Waivers Template (geared more towards 1-time experiences, such as research lab experience, private lessons, etc.) 

Precollege and Youth Camps and Program Personnel

Youth Camps and Programs Document Submission expanding section

Please utilize this link to submit certificates of completion for required training: Youth Camps and Programs Document Submission Form

Wisconsin EO-54/Mandated Reporter expanding section

Certain people in Wisconsin are required either by the state statutes or by an executive order of the governor to report suspected child abuse and neglect. There is a system in place — child protective services and law enforcement agencies, tribal services, community treatment and support services, foster care and the court system — to intervene on behalf of children who may be abused or neglected and to secure their safety.

Please click here to access the training: Mandated Reporter Online Training

Professional Development

Current UW System Professional Development Sessions expanding section

This link provides access to the UW System registration site of current and ongoing professional development:  Professional Development Series

Previous UW System Professional Development Sessions expanding section

This website houses the information related to previous professional development sessions provided by UW System.  Topic covered include:

  • COVID-19 Trauma and the Youth Response
  • Youth Programming in the Age of COVID-19
  • Youth and Anticipated Medical Changes for Program and Reopening
  • Virtual Programming Lessons Learned
  • Updates in Licensing and State Trends
  • Building a Reopening Plan for Minors on Campus
Mental Health First Aid Training expanding section

To register for and attend Youth Mental Health First Aid Training, please outreach to Kara Ostlund via email at kostlund@uwlax.edu. 

Helpful Documents and Information

American Camp Association - Field Guides for Camps expanding section

The American Camp Association (ACA) and the YMCA of the USA (Y-USA) are engaged together to provide educational resources to both day and overnight camps, state and local health departments, and parents/guardians and campers. The educational resources are being developed by an independent expert panel being coordinated by Environmental Health & Engineering, Inc. (EH&E), a Boston-based consulting firm specializing in environmental health. This expert panel has convened specialists in pediatric medicine, camp medicine and nursing, epidemiology, infectious disease management, biological safety, industrial hygiene, organizational design, and other technical specialties. These educational resources will be shared with CDC and state and local health departments so that all parties can be informed. Information will be available on the ACA and Y-USA websites as it becomes available.

To access ACA's field guides for camps, please click on the following link: ACA Field Guide for Camps

CDC Suggestions for Youth Programs and Camps: Readiness and Planning Tool expanding section

The following document provides information related to the CDC's recommendations regarding the readiness of and how to prepare youth programs and campus to prevent and/or limiting the spread of COVID-19 among campers.

To view the document, please click on the following link: CDC Suggestions for Youth Programs and Camps: Readiness and Planning Tool

Center for Youth Program Quality - Program Assessment expanding section

To access the Center for Youth Program Quality Assessment and School-Age Program Quality Assessment website, please click on the following link:  Assessment and School-Age Program Quality Assessment