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Coaching Boys Into Men

Coaches receive tools to teach athletes about healthy relationships, consent

 

November 22, 2018

Zach Spadt

Coaching Boys Into Men facilitator Bob Vines speaks to Laramie County School District 2 coaches Friday, Nov. 16. CBIM is a program intended to teach young men about healthy relationship behaviors.

Athletic coaches are among the most influential people high school students will encounter during their most formative years.

That's a pillar of Coaching Boys Into Men, a program designed to teach young men healthy relationship behaviors.

One important aspect of that is helping young people learn about consent, said CBIM Facilitator Bob Vines.

"Coaches' actions and behaviors affect teens and schools. It all starts and grows from there. We're talking about a culture change," Vines said. "Look at what our society has done with drunk driving in the past two decades. They've changed our cult...



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