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Jefferson Rec to host Child Abuse Awareness Training on October 12

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It is important to educate volunteer coaches about how to understand and coach their players.  This free Child Abuse Awareness seminar will give you the tools you need to protect your players on and off the field.

Hosted by the Jefferson Township Recreation Department, the class will be held on Wednesday, October 12 in the Main Lodge at Camp Jefferson, 81 Weldon Road, Lake Hopatcong, NJ from 7:30 to 8:30 pm.  All Jefferson Township volunteer sports coaches are required to attend and out-of-town volunteer sports coaches are invited to attend but everyone must pre-register.  The registration deadline is Monday, October 10.

Learn to understand what child abuse and neglect means to child survivors (of physical, sexual, neglect and emotional abuse); cultural, social, economic, political, and familial factors that contribute to the various types of child abuse and neglect that takes place within families; and how social and economic policy can contribute to prevention and to the promotion of child and family well-being.

Develop an understanding of the range of intervention resources, including educational materials and local direct services, available to children, families, administrators,, and practitioners; and be positioned to contribute to child abuse and neglect prevention on the primary, secondary, and tertiary levels.

Registration for this training class is online -- The Jefferson Township Recreation Department is currently transitioning to an online registration system through Community Pass. Log on to http://www.communitypass.net and follow the prompts to set up your own personal account and register for this free class being sponsored by the Jefferson Township Recreation Department, and you will automatically receive an email confirmation after you register 

If you experience difficulty in registering online, log on to www.jeffersontownship.net, click on the “Form Center” link on the left side of the home page, and scroll down to the Recreation Department to find Community Pass Online Registration Instructions with step-by-step directions for registering online through Community Pass.  If you need assistance after following the detailed instructions to create an account and register for this class, please contact the Recreation office at 973-663-8404 x4 or x5 or cpunturieri@jeffersontownship.net for assistance. 

Going forward, you will be using your personal Community Pass account to register for all Jefferson Township Recreation Department activities including but not limited to adult exercise classes, Recreation Department-sponsored sports/clinics including but not limited to Jefferson Striders and Cross-Country,  the Rutgers  SAFETY training class, the Child Abuse Awareness class, Mt. Creek Ski Club busing, Rec Department bus trips, Teen Scene, Camp Jefferson Summer Day Camp, etc. so remember your log in and password.

Your patience and cooperation during this transition period is appreciated.

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