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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 Subscriber access only

How does recently passed legislation affect your church?
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.
Are Criminal Background Checks Legally Required for Youth Ministry Workers?

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

A historic recent case helps answer this question.

Child Abuse Reporting Laws

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50-State Child Abuse Reporting Laws Survey for Clergy and Church Leaders

A review of how each state defines mandatory reporters and key reporting processes.
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Mandatory Child Abuse Reporting Laws

Mandatory Child Abuse Reporting Laws

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?
Church Issues: Waivers and Release Forms and Church Liability

Church Issues: Waivers and Release Forms and Church Liability

What these documents do—and don't do—based on statutes and court decisions made nationwide.
Church Board Guide to a Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Policy

Church Board Guide to a Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Policy

Church leaders and boards can take relatively simple, yet effective steps to reduce the likelihood of child sexual abuse.
Draw the Line: Relational Boundaries for Safe Youth Ministry

Draw the Line: Relational Boundaries for Safe Youth Ministry

Proactively protect the students, leaders, and pastors at your church.
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