Below you will find information about the new Youth Protection Training. All registered leaders must complete this new training by October 1, 2018.
Here are the highlights:
From National, Council, District:
YOUTH PROTECTION TWO – YPT-2
What is YPT-2? Youth Protection Two (YPT-2) is a new and updated Youth Protection Training Program for adult Scouters, which has been implemented as a result of the Family Scouting initiative.
When is YPT-2 Available? YPT-2 is available online now at my.scouting.org.
When is YPT-2 Required? All Scouters must complete YPT-2 by October 1, 2018, regardless of their current expiration date for the prior YPT-01. The only two BSA positions which are exempt from taking YPT-2 are institutional heads (i.e., head of the chartered organization) and adult partners in Tiger and Lion programs. The same YPT-2 training program applies to all levels of Scouting: Cubs, Boy Scouts, Venturers and Explorers.
What Does YPT-2 Consist of? There are four modules in YPT-2:
What are Some Key Takeaways from YPT-2?
Resources: Youth Protection FAQ – https://www.scouting.org/training/youth-protection/qa/
Youth Protection and Adult Leadership – https://www.scouting.org/health-and-safety/gss/gss01/
HOW TO TAKE YPT-2:
Log on to www.my.scouting.org
Click on the Youth Protection logo on the upper right of the home page.
From that page, click on “Take the Course.”
Again click on the Youth Protection logo.
On the Youth Protection page click “Add Plan.”
From the next page, at the top it says “Youth Protection – Mandatory,” from there click “Start.” That launches the first module.
In order to begin, you must click the course name or the arrow on the right for each module. When you finish a module, do not use the navigation bar “Back Arrow” to “Go Back.” Instead, click “Close Course” and then click on the “Back Button” to move back to page where you can select the next module.
Once you finish with one module, begin with the next. Begin at top and work your way down to the test. Each module contains sections which cannot be skipped.
Navigating inside each module:
There is a 25 question test at the end.
After completing the test, click return to your my.scouting page to Print Your Certificate.