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11/05/2014 03:47 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

How Much Do You Know About Your Kids' Coaches And Teachers? (Probably Not Enough) (VIDEO)

How much do you know about the adults your child interacts with outside of your family? Have you ever talked to the Little League coach about his values or experience? How about all the employees at a daycare center?

"Those powerful adults can write on the slate of who your child will become,” Dr. Phil warns. “Children are largely a product of the social experiences they have."

When you’re turning your child over to someone outside the family, do you sometimes assume the adults have been vetted or that they have sound judgment? It’s your job to screen them, so don’t assume anyone else has done your homework for you.

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