Safe Haven




Safe Haven

**Indicates a NEW workshop. All courses are 1 hour and 15 minutes unless otherwise noted in the description.


Child & Volunteer Protection Advocate (601)
2½ Hours

The Child and Volunteer Protection Advocate (CVPA) is a required board position put in place to help protect our two vital resources, the players and volunteers. It takes a special individual to fulfill this important role. Come find out if you are the right person for the job! This training class leads you through an understanding of the position description, AYSO’s Criminal History Background Check Policy, volunteer screening protocols, and volunteer application processing. This workshop is also open to others who wish to learn more about the volunteer eligibility and what AYSO is doing to protect players and volunteers.

AYSO’s Safe Haven (602)
2½ Hours

AYSO’s Safe Haven program is designed to help fulfill the promise of a fun, fair, safe, positive environment for experiencing youth sports. Learn about AYSO’s unique vision and philosophies, child and volunteer protection, the importance of promoting safety and injury prevention as well as role modeling good sportsmanship. It’s the one course every volunteer must take to be trained and certified.

Safe Haven Addendum (603)
Designed for Region, Area and Section board members, this workshop covers new challenges in providing a safe haven and additional protocols for dealing with these challenges.

**Concussions: Coaches, Referees and Board Members Keeping the Kids Safe (604)
This workshop is designed to facilitate coaches, referees and board members in working to together as a team for the safety of our players

Lesson Plan (Lesson plan embedded in PPT)