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CHILD AND YOUTH DEFINITIONS

The presence of a Child is a Gift, placed in “perfect trust’ with parents and other adults. A Child’s value cannot be measured. Psalm 127:3-5. [Sis. Vickie Oliver] ‘Youth’ is not the equivalent term for ‘Child’ or ‘Children’. Please be specific when applying these terms. We, who are adamantely concerned advocates for the Prevention of […]

CHRONIC TRAUMATIC ENCEPHALOPATHY 2017

“Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is a progressive neurodegeneration associated with repetitive head trauma.1- 8 See JAMA for the complete report. “In 2013, based on a report of the clinical and pathological features of 68 men with CTE (including 36 football players from the current study), criteria for neuropathological diagnosis of CTE and a staging scheme […]

PAINTSVILLE KY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL 93 YEARS 1923-2016

PAINTSVILLE FOOTBALL ALL-TIME SCORES Paintsville High School Football Tigers best Won-Loss 1921 1-0 defeated Mayo College No team in 1922. Teams from 1923 until 2015 1956 10-1 1960 11-1 1962 10-1 1976 10-2 1977 10-1 1978 11-1 1979 10-2 1980 10-3 1998 10-2 2001 11-3 2005 10-3 2014 10-3 PAINTSVILLE FOOTBALL ALL-TIME SCORES Currently: 590 […]

NOT-ACCIDENTAL, PREVENTABLE CHILDREN’S SPORT INJURIES

NOT-ACCIDENTAL, PREVENTABLE CHILDREN’S SPORT INJURIES ARE ALSO KNOWN AS CHILD AND YOUTH ATHLETE ABUSE SYNDROME, CHILD AND YOUTH ATHLETE PHYSICAL AND EMOTIONAL MALTREATMENT, NEGLIGENT SUPERVISION, HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS AND SEXUAL ABUSE AND MISCONDUCT • “1.35 million kids were seen in a hospital ER in 2012 for a sports-related injury • “1 child every 3 minutes […]

PENN STATE PRESIDENT SPAINER FOUND GUILTY OF CHILD ENDANGERMENT

“A jury found former Pennsylvania State University president Graham Spanier guilty of one misdemeanor count of child endangerment Friday, ending a case that dragged on for more than four years over whether Spanier and two other university executives covered-up previous allegations made against former Penn State assistant football coach and convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky.” […]

GREAT COACHES AND PARENTS

Great Coaches and Great Parents are similar. Both can dramatically influence the lives of children and youth. Both are teachers, guide, counselor, sponsor, advisor, and role models. Both teach children the values of life and living. Both can mentor a child into becoming a star, role model and a hero for many generations. Great Coaches […]

COLLEGE CAMPUS RAPE IS A MEDICAL EMERGENCY 1ST

Rape during the course of war and College Campus Rape and Gang Rape during the course of Athletic Scholarship are horrific, despicable, cowardly acts and are Medical Emergencies 1st and foremost, and most assuredly not Title IX Coordinator Forensic Investigations, which are beyond the Title IX Coordinator’s scope of employment and training. See entire podcast: […]

PSYCHOLOGICALLY ABUSIVE BEHAVIOR BY CAREGIVERS (INCLUDING COACHES WHO ARE CAREGIVERS)

The Coaches of amateur school and non-school Athletes are by definition caregivers / caretakers, because most amateur school and non-school Athletes are age less than 18 years. The umbrella of child and youth protection passes from one caretaker to another until the child or youth are returned to the parent or custodial caretaker. Additionally, according […]

ATHLETE DEFINITION

Because an Athlete includes all race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, disability, genetic abnormality, military status, any other protected status, training, education, amateur, professional, stamina, physical ability or inability, team or group, individual, different goals, times, places…… an athlete has all human rights under the law […]

WHAT ARE CHILDREN AND CHILD ATHLETE ABUSE VICTIMS, WITNESSES AND PERPETRATORS’ RIGHTS?

A. Children and Child Athletes, Witnesses and Perpetrators of all ages throughout the justice process: • have the right to be treated with dignity and compassion • have respect at all times • treated in a caring and sensitive manner • treated individually with their own needs, wishes and feelings • be interviewed during the […]