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Protective Behaviors

Welcome! Thank you for being a part of the Special Olympics family. It is through the caring, concern, and talents of all our athletes, families, and volunteers that Special Olympics has become one of the most respected sports programs in the world.

Your participation in the Protective Behaviors Training Program is just one of the many ways that you demonstrate your dedication. This training is for all Class A Volunteers within Special Olympics (example: Coaches, Unified Partners, etc). The Protective Behaviors Training Program is training aimed at preventing sexual abuse against Special Olympics athletes, as well as, ensuring the athletes' protection.

Please review the following instructions and information for completing Protective Behaviors Training Program. Thank you!

Open the Special Olympics Learning Portal

Please note: The recommended browser is the latest versions of Mozilla Firefox & Google Chrome or Internet Explore 10 or above



If you have previously used the Special Olympics Learning Portal, please "Login" using your email and password.

If you are new to the Special Olympics Learning Portal, please click the “Register” link. Your screen will redirect you to the "New user Registration - Part 1" page. Please continue to Step 2: New User Registration Form.
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Completing the Form:

Learning Area
Start by selecting "Protective Behaviors" from the Learning Area drop down.

Selecting Protective Behaviors from the drop down menu.

Continue to complete the other fields as directed.

Please Note: Note Red Asterisk (*) fields are required.
Protective Behaviors registration form.

Please note instructions on the following registration fields:

Email Address
If you do not have an email address, please register for one.

Please note: Your email will only be used for communication about the Special Olympics Learning Portal and courses for Class A Volunteers.

Special Olympics Learn Portal log in

If you associated with a Special Olympics Program in the United States, please choose “SO-North America” and then choose your Program in the next drop down.

Please note: If you live outside the United States or do not know your Program region, you can view all Programs by region here.

Protective Behaviors for snippet of, "What Region am I in?"

Primary Language
Select your primary language from the drop down.

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You must check both fields to move forward.

Once all fields are complete, proceed to hit “REGISTER.”


New User Registration
Once you have registered, you will be redirected to a web confirmation message that your registration is complete; click “Done.”

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Check the email account that you registered to complete the process. You will receive an email titled “Welcome to Special Olympics!” and the sender will be “Okta”.

Please Note: Some users will need to wait up to 48 hours for account approval.

Within the email sent by “Okta”, click the “Activate Special Olympics Account” button on the email within 30 days to complete registration.

You will then be redirected to the Learning Portal Homepage.


Once on the Learning Portal Homepage,, click the "Login" button.

Login with your registered email and password.


Your registration is complete and you are logged in! Click on Protective Behaviors to start the quiz and follow the instructions.


Upon completion of the Protective Behaviors quiz, you will receive an email confirmation along with a certificate. Additionally, an email will be sent directly to your Program representative.

QUESTIONS? Please email us.