The University of Idaho offers many programs for minors. The institution’s top priority is providing a safe environment for all participants. To help the University obtain this goal, the following information will help employees and volunteers understand the Idaho Child Protective Act and its requirements.
Protecting Minors Training
This training provides information on the Idaho Child Protective Act and what is required by our institution.
Public Records Review
Public records reviews are needed for individuals involved with camps whose participants include minors. If a background check was conducted through Human Resources or another approved vendor, that background check will take the place of a public records review through Risk Management. Request a public records review
How to Report Abuse, Abandonment, Neglect or Mental Injury
Within 24 hours,
- Call local law enforcement (in Moscow: 208-882-2677), or
- Call the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare (1-855-552-5437)
: Report any incident to UI's Office of Public Safety and Security
: 208-885-2254. The 24-hour number is 208-885-7054.
In emergency situations, call 911.
Specific Program Training
In addition to UI's Protecting Minors Training, departments should conduct training for employees and volunteers based on program objectives. It is recommended to include:
- Use of background checks and/or public records reviews
- Safety aspects relevant to the activity
- Behavioral expectations of employees, volunteers and participants
- Staff to participant ratios
- Overnight supervision
- Handling and reporting incidents
- How to handle possible emergencies