Sport Environment Assessment Unit
The following members are currently appointed to the OSIC unit of independent assessors (the “Sport Environment Assessment Unit” (“SEAU”)) for purposes of performing Assessments that may be assigned to them by the OSIC under the Sport Environment Assessment process, in accordance with the OSIC Policies and Procedures.
Members of the SEAU:
- Are service providers independent from the OSIC and SDRCC who have been appointed to the SEAU following a selection process completed in 2022 (see Call for Applications here).
- Must comply with the UCCMS, SDRCC’s Conflict of Interest Policy, the Code of Conduct for members of the OSIC IU and SEAU, relevant policies, procedures and guidelines communicated by the OSIC for the SEAU, relevant professional standards and obligations and applicable laws.
- Must successfully complete minimum training requirements communicated from time to time by the OSIC, which may relate, for example, to the UCCMS, applicable OSIC policies, procedures and guidelines, trauma-informed approaches, unconscious/implicit bias, intersectionality, etc., as well as criminal record verifications in accordance with applicable screening policies of the SDRCC/OSIC.
As per the OSIC Guidelines Regarding Sport Environment Assessments, the OSIC assigns an Independent Assessor to perform an applicable Assessment, with consideration to, for example, availability, geographical location, official languages, absence of conflict, area(s) of experience, expertise, and specific skills desired, considering the nature and/or circumstances of the Assessment.
In accordance with the OSIC Policies and Procedures, the assigned Independent Assessor is responsible for leading the Assessment, the multi-discipline Assessment Team (if applicable) and for producing the Assessment Report, which will include, in particular, observations and recommendations to improve the relevant sport environment.