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Ten-Step Guide

Preventing sexual abuse and misconduct (SAM) has always been a priority for everyone working with children. But SAM is rising and the costs of failing to prevent SAM are increasing.  As a result, SAM risk has become one of the most significant and fastest-growing risks facing youth-serving organizations.

At the same time, most youth-serving organizations have less risk-bearing capacity than ever, just as SAM insurance is becoming harder to obtain, covers much less, and costs much more than it used to.

As a result, using risk management best practices to manage SAM risk has become a necessity.

Risk management best practices is an approach known as enterprise-wide risk management – or ERM. ERM’s purpose isn’t just to help organizations prevent events like SAM but, because SAM is inherently difficult to prevent and the costs of failing to prevent SAM are so high, ERM also protects organizations and the people working for them from the consequences of failing to prevent SAM. 

Almost as a side benefit, and the reason so many of the largest and most sophisticated organizations choose ERM over traditional risk management, ERM also helps organizations achieve their most important objectives.

As a result, compared to organizations using traditional risk management, organizations using ERM:

  • have fewer and less costly negative events
  • meet their objectives more often and
  • are more trusted and highly valued.

The Ten-Step Guide will show you how you can use the same system that the most sophisticated risk organizations in the world use to manage their risks. 

And remember, BOKRIM can walk you through the process, step-by-step, even if you have no previous risk management experience. 


Tim Jaggs, BOKRIM Founder


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