Specific, actionable, and relevant safety training

Everyone in a school community has the unique privilege and responsibility of working around children. Everyone should share the same understanding of safety. This course will help navigate boundaries, how to act and interact in a healthy and safe way and build close and professional relationships that empower students.

Your educators, faculty and staff will gain...

After taking SOS ThreeSixty Inc.'s Boundary Training

  • A clear and defined understanding of how to build strong relationships with students in a healthy way.

  • Knowledge of the specifics of grooming behavior so your entire staff has a consistent approach to boundaries and safety.

  • Defined protocols on addressing questionable situations and how to protect your entire community.

  • Certification and tracking for insurance and legal requirements.

  • An understanding of how certain students become vulnerable and how to help prevent this from happening at your school.

  • An overall culture of safety that protects your entire school community.

Protecting staff

Everyone who works in a school is potentially in a vulnerable position if something happens and it is not handled properly. This Boundary Training will protect against three factors: unfounded accusations, unintentional mistakes, and misconduct. This course presents the fundamentals of strong boundaries with practical and relatable examples and case studies that speak specifically to your school's culture. All your staff will will clearly understand their roles and responsibilities and be empowered to support the safest school community.

Includes...

SOS ThreeSixty Inc. Boundary Training

  • Self-paced video training

    A 30-minute self-paced online course designed specifically for independent schools.

  • Valuable safety resources

    Access to resources that provide actionable steps your school community can take immediately to become safer.

  • Expert guidance

    Access to an expert to discuss any situations that may arise following the training.

Having a culture of safety

Sadly, children are harmed every day - and even worse - the person who harms them is most-often someone they know: a coach, a tutor or even a teacher or school staff member. The SOS ThreeSixty Inc. team, comprised of child safety experts and educators with decades of experience, will guide your staff through this important training.

Instructors

Meet your

Nicole Mann is personally committed to creating the safest environments possible for students to learn and thrive. Nicole began her career working with LGBTQ+ inner-city youth in the 90s during the HIV/AIDs crisis, creating social programs and safe spaces to belong and to have fun. She went on to develop health advocacy programs for Indigenous youth in Mexico. Nicole also brings her expertise in public policy and communications to this work. She spent 20 years managing crisis communications globally for companies and non-profits. Nicole is a co-producer of the True Crime podcast “Making The Case" – a podcast that interviews crime survivors, advocates and law enforcement – and provides listeners with important tips on how to keep children safer. She has a MSc with Honors from the London School of Economics and a BA from Wellesley College.

Nicole Mann

Instructors

Meet your

Avery Mann has dedicated his career to the safety of children. Working with federal, local and international law enforcement, he assisted in bringing hundreds of dangerous criminals to justice – many of whom were on the FBI’s ‘Ten Most Wanted’ list – during his 16 years with the original crime-fighting FOX TV program "America’s Most Wanted". Avery also spent five years at the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children as VP, Communications, publicizing the work of the organization and leading the team responsible for safety education. Before founding SOS ThreeSixty, Inc., Avery was part of the senior team at the Bellevue (WA) School District. He’s also the host of "Making The Case" – a podcast that interviews crime survivors, advocates and law enforcement – and provides listeners with important tips on how to keep children safer. As a life-long advocate for child safety and justice, Avery received the U.S. Attorney General’s Meritorious Service Award and graduated with a Master of Science degree with honors, in Justice, Law and Society from The American University and a Bachelor of Arts in Politics and Criminology from Simon Fraser University.

Avery Mann

Testimonials

What educators are saying about SOS ThreeSixty Inc. training...

“School safety, especially for students, staff and boards, has never been more important. Risk management and comprehensive HR policies are critical to protect the reputation and sustainability of all schools. By understanding each school’s individual culture, SOS ThreeSixty Inc. delivers unique and engaging trainings that utilize real-world examples and provide those ‘Ah-Ha’ moments where safe practices meet reality. Partnering with SOS ThreeSixty, Inc. will help ensure that a culture of safety is always top-of-mind in your community to protect your students and staff.”

Chair of the Independent Schools Association of British Columbia (ISABC), former Head of West Point Grey Academy, Ashbury College, Albert College and a past Chair of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Accredited Independent Schools (CAIS)

Tam Matthews

“SOS Three Sixty, Inc. brings a thoughtful, proactive and customized approach to difficult subject matter that schools and other organizations working with vulnerable populations must address. The presentations are engaging, with a combination of best practice information and case studies for staff members to apply what they have learned. SOS ThreeSixty, Inc. spent countless hours doing background research to get to know our school enabling them to specifically tailor their presentation to each level of our school, from the veteran teacher to the most recent hire - each employee left empowered to voice concerns about behaviors and student safety issues they might observe in their daily work”

Director of Risk Management, St. George’s School

Andrew Shirkoff

“I have been in education for more than 25 years and this Boundary Training really did hit the mark (several actually) in a short period of time. Taking this course was quite assuring and humbling regarding the exposure busy independent schools face in our daily student interactions. In 30 minutes this training creates a really healthy balance between responsibility and the privilege of working with young people – all great in my book.”

Deputy Head of School, St. Michaels University School

Andy Rodford

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