Interview: Child Sexual Abuse Prevention in the Church
What churches should know and the steps they should take to protect children.
Interview: Child Sexual Abuse Prevention in the Church
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Attorney Richard Hammar gives six key steps churches should take to mitigate the risk of child sexual abuse in churches. Not only are Hammar’s six steps the most effective in preventing abuse, they are considered the set of reasonable measures churches should take in order to avoid liability in the courts.

In this interview clip from WORLD Radio, Richard gives church leaders a road map to effective child sexual abuse prevention.

For the full interview with WORLD Radio, click here.

For more information on specific policies, download the Church Board Guide to a Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Policy. For help with a child abuse safety program, including forms and practices, see Reducing the Risk.

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