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Youth Compliance Services

At UW-Whitewater, the Continuing Education Services (CES) unit inside of the School of Graduate Studies and Continuing Education is designated as responsible for the oversight of all Covered Activities in terms of Youth Protection policies, including those not administratively managed by the CES unit.  This includes overseeing covered activities on the main campus, branch campus, or any location at which the institution sponsors activities for youth.               

The Youth Protection Compliance Specialist in CES is authorized to carry out all oversight responsibilities necessary to ensure compliance of all Youth Protection policies listed here and in other polices

The Youth Protection Compliance Specialist shall serve as the youth protection liaison to the UW System.

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Minor Event Registration

Having an event with minors?  Register your event to be compliant.

Background Checks

For employees with unsupervised or significant access to minors, two-year checks are required and they are designated as "POT2". Staff who engage or have strong potential to engage in the following activities are required to have two-year checks:

  • Serve in a custodial care role in any program. Custodial care is the responsibility for the care, supervision, guidance, or control of minor(s) on a temporary basis for the purpose of the minor(s) engaging in Extension programs or activities without a parent, guardian, teacher, etc., present who is responsible for their supervision. 
  • Staff who work in multi-day youth programs (e.g., multi-day conference for youth).
  • Staff who work in youth camps or other overnight programming for youth. 
  • Staff who have one-on-one interactions with minors (e.g., permission to travel alone in a car with a minor).
  • Staff who mentor minors (in-person or virtually).
  • Staff who allow unrelated youth minors to job-shadow them.

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