Karyn Kibsey is the Manager of Training and Education for the Canadian Centre for Child Protection. The Canadian Centre’s goal is to reduce the incidence of missing and sexually exploited children by providing programs and services to Canadians. It operates Cybertip.ca – Canada’s tipline to report the online sexual exploitation of children. Karyn works with professionals in sport, education, child serving-organizations, and child protection to provide insights into issues of child sexual abuse and exploitation, misconduct, policies and procedures to protect children, emerging issues and trends impacting youth, and the online safety of children.
Child Sexual Abuse – Awareness and Education in Sport
This training session is designed to empower coaches and sport professionals with practical information to help enhance child and youth safety in sport. It will increase awareness of the issue of child sexual abuse while highlighting the importance of understanding boundaries, sexual misconduct and reporting inappropriate behavior. Attendees will learn about resources to support sport organizations and the Canadian Centre for Child Protection’s role in sport within BC.