Creating a Culture of Awareness at RIT to Help Keep Children Safe

While our primary mission at RIT is not focused on children they are participants inside our community.  As educators, parents, siblings and citizens we care that children engaged in activities offered by and at RIT are safe while they are here. 

There are NYS regulations governing formal programs which children participate in and mandated reports who work or volunteer in summer camps and daycare. In addition, there are other opportunities where RIT faculty, staff and students interact with youth visiting campus or engaged in activities.  We encourage members of this community to raise their awareness about keeping children safe through use of the following resources:






RIT Risk Management

Programs Involving Minors


Research at RIT: Human Subjects Research


The Informed Consent Process with Children

Report misconduct /abuse concerns involving children:



RIT Public Safety

Emergency: (585) 475-3333
General: (585) 475-2853
Text: (585) 205-8333








What Should You Do If You See A Child Who Appears To Be Lost?


National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

Sexual Misconduct: How Teachers and Other Educators Can Protect Our Children

RIT insurance carrier

Higher Education version. approx. 1 hour to complete.

Identification and reporting of suspected child abuse



NY Mandated Reporter Resource Center


Darkness to Light
ONLINE Child Abuse Prevention Training

Stewards of Children






Departments or groups  interested in facilitated child abuse prevention training

Cha Ron Sattler, 
Associate Director
Center for Women and Gender

Student clubs/groups
volunteering where children are involved?


Phyllis Walker,
Assistant Director,
RIT Leadership Institute and Community Service Center


CPD Training - Darkness to Light: Stewards
of Children

March 6, 2013
2:00pm - 4:30pm Rm. 2140

Louise Slaughter Hall  

Cost per participant is $10

Bivona Child Advocacy Center
(For questions about resources related to child abuse)


NYS Child Abuse Hotline              

In Monroe County

585-461-5690 (ask for Bivona)