Become a Certified Praesidium Guardian

Because you care about the safety of those under your watch and are passionate about abuse prevention, you can earn a valuable credential to carry throughout your career that showcases your commitment to protecting youth and vulnerable adults. Praesidium is sharing its foundations in organizational abuse prevention and the comprehensive and systematic approach to abuse risk management that will allow you to become the go-to resource within your organization.

2021 Workshops

For five days, you’ll be immersed in a professional development workshop like no other. You’ll learn best practices in organizational abuse prevention practices and strategies. You’ll hear from Praesidium Experts and will be interacting and networking with others in your same or similar position at the Y.

These workshops only have 20 seats available per session, so register ASAP to secure your spot.

February 15-19, 2021

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May 10-14, 2021

October 18-22, 2021


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How much does it cost?

YUSA covers the cost of one person from one association per calendar year on a first-come-first-served basis.

Additional seats from one association may be purchased for $2,500 per seat.

Who should attend?

 Good candidates may come from any number of positions in your organization: risk management, human resources, training, legal, program, Q/A, and so on. What’s more important is that the selected individual cares deeply about the safety of those in care; be respected by colleagues; be well-organized; and have the time and flexibility to spend up to a few hours a week executing Praesidium Guardian™ responsibilities.