The Office of Risk Management will be hosting a free virtual Youth Programs Symposium
on Friday, April 23, 2021
from 8:30 am - 1:00 pm. Join other program leaders and staff as we share inspiration, information and support to conduct successful youth programs at ISU. We'll discuss policies, procedures and best practices; share challenges and successes; and identify the campus services and resources that can help.
Registration is open to youth program leaders, staff and other individuals interested in learning more about youth programming at ISU. Registration for this free, virtual conference closes Monday, April 19. Symposium details, including breakout session options and links to online presentations, will be shared with registered attendees closer to the event.
Schedule of events
|8:30 - 8:40 am||Welcome|
|8:40 - 9:30 am|
University programs offer wonderful opportunities for youth to learn and gain new experiences, but how can ISU ensure our programs fulfill their mission while protecting youth? Join our keynote speaker to explore how abuse happens in a university setting, emerging trends and issues in national youth protection, how to manage this risk through prevention systems, and how ISU’s team can support a culture of safety.
|9:35 - 10:20 am|
Join our keynote speaker, Candace Collins, to continue the discussion to explore how this prevention framework can be used to strengthen virtual and hybrid programming plus tips to overcome some of the most common prevention challenges across campus.
Join us as we share everything we wish someone would have told us about planning events for youth and families.
|10:25 - 11:10 am|
As face to face learning stopped due to COVID-19, Iowa 4-H quickly geared up to help staff and volunteers learn how to create connections in a virtual world. Safety, hands-on learning, and youth voice and choice continued to be the guiding principles of the work. Join Extension and Outreach 4-H Youth staff to review lessons learned and experience connecting activities in a virtual setting.
You've heard about the Clery program, but do you really know what it is about? This presentation will explain the origin of the Clery Act and why it is important for ISU to maintain compliance.
|11:15 am - 12:00 pm|
This session will talk about how to host ISU summer camps on and off campus focusing on how to create sustaining partnerships, recruit volunteers, ensure youth protections and eliminate privilege so that all youth have access to ISU through these opportunities.
The Go Further Girls STEM Conference moved from an in-person, hands-on event to a virtual format in Fall 2020 and Spring 2021. Learn about the failures and successes. Additionally, the organizer took strides to address diversity, inclusion, and equity in the conference and focus on making the conference antiracist.
|12:05 - 12:45 pm||Panel Discussion - What's Ahead for Youth Programs at ISU|
Join staff from the Office of Risk Management, Environmental Health & Safety, and University Counsel’s office as we highlight current considerations and upcoming changes that may impact youth programs at ISU. Panelists will answer previously submitted questions and we’ll continue the conversation with a live Q&A.
|12:45 - 1:00 pm|
Closing & Door Prizes
Help us recognize speakers and thank attendees for participating in the inaugural Youth Programs Symposium!