Children's Ministry Leader Professional Pack:
As a children's ministry leader, you enjoy seeing children grow in many ways, including their faith. Protecting children, and knowing what to do when you sense any abuse, is part of how you can help ensure this growth happens. Use these tools to develop or review policies for child protection.
- Check-In & Check-Out Procedures: Don't let your children's area remain vulnerable to security breaches and crisis situations. Learn how to establish check-in procedures that keep children safe and parents at ease. Read more.
- Creating Child Protection Policies: Create solid policies and procedures that will properly screen your staff and keep your kids safe. Two sample policies are included.
- 2015 Child Abuse Reporting Laws for Churches: It is imperative for church leaders to be able to answer the following questions: (1) What is the definition of reportable "child abuse" under my state child abuse reporting law? (2) Am I a mandatory reporter of child abuse? ... Read more.
- Screening & Selecting Children's Workers: Carefully screening people before allowing them to work with children in your ministry costs little, but it can increase safety greatly. Read more.
- Screening Underage Workers: Most churches use minors to assist in various children's or youth programs. Screening these workers will help prevent youth-peer sexual harassment, which presents a serious liability risk for churches.