Mandatory Abuse Prevention Training

Little League International has started requiring that all volunteers and board members must take one of several abuse prevention courses, and submit the certificate to us through the registration site. Our League has a zero-tolerance policy toward abuse and misconduct. All volunteers must take one of the approved courses and submit the certificate via your profile at (this site).

1. Complete an Approved Training Course

  • USA Baseball

    The Abuse Awareness for Adults course provided by USA Baseball is hosted by former Chicago Cubs catcher, David Ross, takes approximately 30 minutes to complete, and provides resources to create a positive and safe environment for all athletes, coaches, parents, legal guardians, and umpires by understanding how to recognize misconduct and abuse of all types. Topics covered include how to identify and report abuse and misconduct of various kinds. The training can be accessed at The course requires creating a free account with USA Baseball, where coaches will also find resources, including practice plans. You can download a certificate of completion by clicking on your name in the upper right hand corner of, and then clicking on the “courses” tab. Once you've completed the course, click on your name at and select "My Account." Then, click on "Courses" and "Download Certificate" for the completed course.

  • SafeSport

    This is a general course applicable to all sports, and recognized/required by other local organizations. This can make it a good way to reduce time spent in training.

2. Submit Your Course Completion Certificate

Please follow the steps below to upload your certificate at (this site).

  1. Log into the site with the username you used for volunteering. Click on your profile photo in the top right and select "Account."
  2. From your profile page, scroll down to the My Roles and Certificates section and click the pencil icon next to your name


  3. Scroll down past all the other volunteer registration info and click on the + Training Certifications (First Aid, CPR, Concussion, Abuse Awareness) link


  4. Drag and drop, or click to upload the certificate image, then click Upload Document. You should see it listed

  5. Click Save, and you're all set!

Need help?

If you have any questions or problems, please email the Safety Officer or the Registrar.

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