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 Abuse Policies 
and Staff Qualifications

All our staff members are Respect in Sport Certified and undergo a Child Abuse Registry Check and Police Criminal Record Background Check before being employed at Dakota Gymnastics Academy.

All staff receive an Abuse Prevention Orientation on an annual basis and certify that they accept our policies in respect to abuse prevention.

Profane and degrading language is prohibited.

Bullying, abuse of any kind, and violence is prohibited.

Threatening or intentionally inflicting physical injury is prohibited.

Committing any sexual offence against a minor or engaging in sexual contact with a minor is prohibited.

Making any kind of sexual advance, making a request for sexual favors, or engaging in other verbal, visual, or physical conduct of a sexual nature is prohibited.

Staff are forbidden to make personal calls or send texts/emails to minor students. All communication must be handled through the participants’ caregivers and our office.

Staff are forbidden to entertain minor students in their homes, unless it’s a group function approved by management and another adult is present.

If you suspect an incident of possible abuse, please immediately inform proper law enforcement agencies and our management team.

In the event that a suspected incidence of abuse is reported, the staff member in question will be temporarily suspended from duties while an investigation takes place. If the investigation reveals foul play, the staff member will no longer be permitted to work at our facility and they will be reported to all appropriate agencies. If the investigation is inconclusive, Dakota Gymnastics Academy has the legal obligation to reinstate said employees to their regular duties.

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