Children & Youth

Abuse prevention, abuse reporting requirements, nursery, high-risk activities

Defending Youth Ministries from 8 Critical Risks

Defending Youth Ministries from 8 Critical Risks Member access only

From communication to transportation, preventive action is paramount.
Q&A: What If a Prayer Request Card Implies Child Abuse?

Q&A: What If a Prayer Request Card Implies Child Abuse? Member access only

Start with knowing your state's mandatory reporting laws.
Updated IRS Reporting Requirement Applies to Church Preschools

Updated IRS Reporting Requirement Applies to Church Preschools Member access only

Publicizing racial nondiscrimination policy can now also be fulfilled through a website statement.
Minimizing the Risks of Child Molestation in Churches

Minimizing the Risks of Child Molestation in Churches Member access only

How this new 13-step plan can help protect the most vulnerable.
Five Lessons from the Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report

Five Lessons from the Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report Member access only

How church leaders should respond as public revulsion for child-abuse scandals grows.
Congress Enacts New Requirements for Child Abuse Prevention

Congress Enacts New Requirements for Child Abuse Prevention

Eight provisions to protect children from sexual molestation that are relevant to churches.
What Churches Should Know About New Child Abuse Protection Requirements

What Churches Should Know About New Child Abuse Protection Requirements Member access only

How does recently passed legislation affect your church?
How to Create a Church Culture of Accountability in the #MeToo Era

How to Create a Church Culture of Accountability in the #MeToo Era Member access only

Four strategies for responding to abuse victims and survivors.
Child Abuse Reporting Laws: 21 Facts Church Leaders Should Know

Child Abuse Reporting Laws: 21 Facts Church Leaders Should Know Member access only

How state laws define who must report actual or suspected abuse, when a report must be made, and how.
Are Criminal Background Checks Legally Required for Youth Ministry Workers?

Are Criminal Background Checks Legally Required for Youth Ministry Workers? Member access only

A historic recent case helps answer this question.

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