With these 2 courses, you can provide education and accountability to your volunteers and leaders with training that will equip them in how to prevent and respond to abuse in your church.
This training overviews the process that ministry leaders need to follow if they suspect a child has been abused or neglected, discusses how to minister to a child that has been a victim of abuse, and outlines safety procedures for protecting your ministry from accusation of inappropriate behavior.
What Is Covered
Download: Training Guide: Protecting Kids and Your Church from Abuse and Neglect
Video: What Do I Do if I Suspect a Child Has Been Abused?
Download: Child Abuse and Neglect Training Checklist
Video: How Can I Best Minister to a Child Who Has Been Abused?
Download: Eight Ways to Minister to a Child Who Has Been Abused
Video: How Do I Protect Myself and Our Church From Accusation?
Link: Screening Procedures for Childhood Ministry
Link: Background Checks
Quiz: Protecting Kids and Your Church from Abuse and Neglect
Brad Hambrick, Pastor of Counseling at The Summit Church in Raleigh-Durham, discusses how to care for the alleged victim, alleged victim's parents, and alleged perpetrator, all while cooperating with legal authorities, in the initial stages of response. Brad additionally provides downloadable sample response plans, sexual abuse allegation report forms, and recommended medical and counseling resources.
What Is Covered
Video: Response Plan for Sexual Abuse Against a Minor at Church
Download: Sexual Abuse Allegation Report Form: Meeting with Alleged Victim
Download: Sexual Abuse Allegation Report Form: Meeting with Alleged Perpetrator
Download: Medical and Counseling Resources
Download: Sample: Response Plan for Sexual Abuse Against a Minor at Church
Download: Sample: Kids Ministry Training Manual