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National Child Abuse Prevention Month

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Child abuse and sexual harassment aren’t new tragedies, but they have been gaining news coverage over the last year. From the USA Gymnastics scandal to the emerging #MeToo and #ChurchToo movements, new cases seem to unfold each week. Now is the time for churches to respond. Now is the time to create a plan for your church and train and equip your congregations. We’ve compiled three articles and two resources to help you create a child abuse prevention plan for your church. And for even more help protecting your church, you can join our free webinar on April 18.
Avoiding Negligent Supervision

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Avoiding Negligent Supervision

Churches can be liable for injuries sustained during church activities on the basis of negligent supervision.
Child Abuse Reporting Laws: 21 Facts Church Leaders Should Know

Child Abuse Reporting Laws: 21 Facts Church Leaders Should Know

How state laws define who must report actual or suspected abuse, when a report must be made, and how.
What I Learned from Advising the Boy Scouts of America During Their Abuse Crisis

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What I Learned from Advising the Boy Scouts of America During Their Abuse Crisis

An attorney’s advice for organizations on preventing and responding to child sexual abuse.
Reducing the Risk

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Reducing the Risk

Keep your church safe from child sexual abuse.
Mandatory Child Abuse Reporting Laws

Mandatory Child Abuse Reporting Laws Subscriber access only

Did you know pastors and other church staff may be required by law to report child abuse and that laws on this vary state by state?

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Child Abuse Prevention and #MeToo: How to Protect Your Church

Managing Your Church

Child Abuse Prevention and #MeToo: How to Protect Your Church

What to consider as you create plans and policies.

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Tax Reform and Tax Law Changes: What Church Leaders Should Know for 2018

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Tax Reform and Tax Law Changes: What Church Leaders Should Know for 2018

Webinar Recording: Everything churches and church leaders need to understand about these changes for 2018—and beyond.
Key Year-End Financial and Tax Tasks for Church Leaders

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Key Year-End Financial and Tax Tasks for Church Leaders

Webinar Recording: How to finish the year strong and prepare for the next ministry season.
Planning Your Pastor's Retirement

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Planning Your Pastor's Retirement

Webinar Recording: What you need to create and follow a successful retirement plan.
Church Issues: Same-Sex Marriage and Gender Identity

Church Issues: Same-Sex Marriage and Gender Identity Subscriber access only

Richard Hammar combines research and analysis to take you through a step-by-step process regarding public accommodations laws.
Mandatory Child Abuse Reporting Laws

Mandatory Child Abuse Reporting Laws Subscriber access only

Did you know pastors and other church staff may be required by law to report child abuse and that laws on this vary state by state?