Personnel

Staff, volunteers, screening, harassment, misconduct

Are We Prepared for a Sexual Misconduct Allegation?

Are We Prepared for a Sexual Misconduct Allegation?

Use this checklist to help prepare for a sexual harassment allegation in your church.
What Churches Should Know About State-Mandated Sexual Harassment Training Laws

What Churches Should Know About State-Mandated Sexual Harassment Training Laws Member access only

Some states now require employers to train annually on harassment, and don’t exempt churches. More states may follow suit.
How Seven States Mandate Employers to Train on Sexual Harassment

How Seven States Mandate Employers to Train on Sexual Harassment Member access only

The similarities—and distinctives—of these training laws that churches in each state should understand.
Q&A: How Do We Deal with Sex Offenders Who Attend Church

Q&A: How Do We Deal with Sex Offenders Who Attend Church Member access only

How do we protect our members from known sex offenders?
Are We Keeping It Confidential?

Are We Keeping It Confidential? Member access only

Nine question checklist to ensure financial and personal confidentiality.
How to Investigate a Sexual Harassment Allegation

How to Investigate a Sexual Harassment Allegation Member access only

Seven steps to take when an allegation arises—and when outside help may prove wisest.
Seven Steps for Creating an Effective Sexual Harassment Policy

Seven Steps for Creating an Effective Sexual Harassment Policy Member access only

A carefully crafted policy not only can provide protection for all involved, but also can serve as a deterrent.
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 Prevention and Reporting: Protecting Your Church in the #MeToo Era

Webinar Recording: Create a plan for your church to help prevent child abuse and sexual harassment.
Why Every Church Needs a Sexual Harassment Policy

Why Every Church Needs a Sexual Harassment Policy Member access only

The growing numbers of allegations highlight the need for appropriate responses.
Why Hiring Ex-Offenders Should Be a Priority for Churches

Why Hiring Ex-Offenders Should Be a Priority for Churches Member access only

How churches can prioritize support and employment for those leaving prison—while still considering the risks.

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