Playground Supervision

Social and Behavioral

Playground Supervision

  • Category Social and Behavioral
  • Authors Susan Hudson, Ph.D.
  • Variants
    1. Full Course - 16 minutes
      This version is designed for college and university staff.
    2. Full Course (en español) - 18 minutes
      Este curso está dirigido a todo el personal.

This course gives an overview of the fundamentals of playground supervision. It will review a playground supervisor’s responsibilities for active monitoring, the most common hazards on the playground and how to protect children from them, and procedures and policies.

Expert Authors

Susan Hudson, Ph.D.

Dr. Susan Hudson is the Educational Director of the National Program for Playground Safety, a non-profit organization committed to improving the safety of playgrounds for children. Widely recognized as the leading experts on playground safety, NPPS routinely provides training, safety assessment, certification, and other consulting services for school districts and municipalities across North America. Dr. Hudson has presented nationally and internationally on playground safety and design. She has also authored many articles on playground design.