Category Archives: ADVERSE CHILDHOOD EXPERIENCES

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 […]

CULPRITS ARE NOT PERFORMING THEIR DUTIES FOR CHILD AND YOUTH ATHLETE PROTECTION

“Cybernetics is applicable when a system being analyzed incorporates a closed signaling loop; that is, where action by the system generates some change in its environment and that change is reflected in that system in some manner (feedback) that triggers a system change, originally referred to as a “circular causal” relationship.” [Müller, Albert (2000). “A […]

CHILD ATHLETE ABUSE SYNDROME FORENSIC DEFINITION

Sports, recreation and exercise (SRE) adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are too high. “Traumatic childhood events such as abuse, neglect, witnessing experiences such as crime, parental conflict, mental illness, and substance abuse can create dangerous levels of stress and derail healthy brain development—resulting in long-term effects on learning, behavior and health. A growing network of leaders […]