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Online training required for UTSA summer camp and program supervision

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(March 14, 2013) -- Many UTSA departments are preparing for spring and summer camps and programs for youths. For faculty and staff members, volunteers and student workers working in UTSA programs involving direct contact with minors, it is essential to be appropriately updated and trained in accordance with the requirements of the SB1414 Child Protection Training law.

Training is required once every two years, however, the affected employees and volunteers may want to refresh their knowledge annually. Any volunteer acting as a guest speaker, entertainer or person who visits for a limited purpose or limited time or who has no direct and unsupervised interaction with minors is not required to take the training.

>> The class SB1414 Child Protection Training is available on the MyTraining system. Read details about the required online training, instructions for accessing the system and the reporting requirements on the UTSA Office of Institutional Compliance and Risk Services website.

For more information, contact Erica Garcia, UTSA Office of Institutional Compliance and Risk Services, at 210-458-6621.

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SB 1414 Child Protection Training class parameters

The UTSA Executive Compliance Committee has determined that the SB 1414 Child Protection Training class is required for UTSA faculty, staff, volunteers or student workers having contact with minors (under 18 years of age) as part of a camp or program under these scenarios:

  • Camp or program with minors lasting 6 hours or more on any given day,
  • Camp or program with minors continuing for multiple days no matter what duration per day and/or
  • Camp or program requiring an overnight stay.

It is the responsibility of the program operator, director or coordinator to ensure those involved with the camps or programs fitting the above guidelines are notified of the requirement to complete the training and report in a timely manner the completion of the training to the State of Texas in accordance with the rules under the SB1414 legislation.

 

 

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"Inside Peace" documentary screening

This documentary, presented by the San Antonio Film Festival, documents the experience of re-entry after incarceration. The film features Michael Gilbert, associate professor in the department of criminal justice and director of the Office of Community and Restorative Justice program at UTSA.
Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, 100 Auditorium Circle

Aug. 4, 6 - 8 p.m.

Free Teacher Tuesday: Los Tejanos Workshop

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6th Annual Texas Higher Education Symposium

This annual symposium is an opportunity to discuss Texas higher education issues and trends with Texas higher education scholars, state and local government officials, students, and campus and local community members.
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Vaquerocation 2015

This cowboy-themed programming, offered in conjunction with Our Kids Magazine's Kidcation Week, gives families the opportunity to visit with cowboy docents, enjoy readings and visit activity tables.
Institute of Texan Cultures, 801 E. Cesar E. Chavez Blvd.

Aug. 17, 11:30 p.m.

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Aug. 18, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

President's BBQ on the Plaza

Join university President Ricardo Romo on the Bill Miller Plaza for his annual free BBQ lunch.
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Aug. 18, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

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Join university President Ricardo Romo on the Convocation Center lawn for his annual free BBQ lunch.
Convocation Center East Lawn, Main Campus

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