Looking for a good book to read? At KidCheck, we love books – especially ones that are well written and offer inspiration to those who are committed to serving children.
Nothing is better than reading a book that stirs your soul and encourages a different lens in which to view the world of children’s ministry. The book Missing, by Melissa MacDonald (Miss Mel) is a captivating collection of personal stories […]
This is the second in a series of three “Child Safety” posts focusing on the purpose, planning, creating and implementing of a Child Protection Policy (CPP).
Last week, in Part 1, we shared a quick look at the numbers, or abuse statistics, that support the need for every child-centered organization to have a CPP in place and the overall purpose that it serves.
This week we’re going to look […]
If you’re new to KidCheck and many of you are, we want the roll-out process of your new secure children’s check-in solution to be straightforward and seamless. With a little planning, a few helpful tips and tricks, and some suggested best practices we’re confident you’ll be up and running in no time.
What happens after you sign up for KidCheck should not be a mystery. We’ve designed several […]
Children have immense purpose and value! That’s why pastors, teachers, parents, and volunteers have the ultimate responsibility of doing all they can to protect the little ones, the most vulnerable in our society. We understand, this is a high calling and no one can do it perfectly. That’s why over the next few weeks KidCheck will be sharing a series of three posts that discuss the purpose, […]
According to Foodallergy.org, Food allergies affect 1 in every 13 children and nearly 40 percent of children with food allergies have a history of a severe reaction that can be life-threatening.
As preparation for the coming school year begins, it’s important that those caring for children understand the risks associated with food allergies and how to properly respond to an emergency. As a quick reference, we’ve highlighted […]
Those working with children know keeping kids safe is a 24×7, 365 days a year job! The key to such a challenging calling is prevention. Prevention involves taking action before abuse occurs. Having a good understanding of the tools available for prevention will ultimately increase your level of confidence and provide you with knowledge, which translates into the power to stop abuse.
When parents, guardians and caregivers take […]
Back to school season is upon us! It’s a time of transition, change, and new beginnings. It’s also the perfect time of year for churches, fitness facilities, and child care organizations to review their safety and security policies, often times referred to as the Child Protection Policy (CPP).
By reviewing your organizations CPP you’re opening the door for identifying opportunities to increase child safety. Whether you’re evaluating classroom […]
Children go missing too frequently these days. Keeping kids safe is a full time job, and parents and guardians can’t be everywhere all the time. That’s why it’s always good to have some help of the technical kind to track and monitor family safety.
While nothing is 100% full proof, these apps can give you a good start both on and offline. Each app is offered for Android™ […]
It’s always fun to share what people are interested in reading and sharing on our blog page. Whether it is security tips and tricks or best practices, tracking and managing allergies, or secure children’s check-in; there’s lots of information for anyone interested in children’s ministry.
Safety and security are important topics in today’s world. There are oodles of aspects to think through when considering how to create an […]
Criminal background checks are a critical element for any organization caring for children in helping to reduce risk and maintain a safe environment. As a leader in child security, with a focus on providing secure children’s check-in, we recommend all volunteers and employees be screened every 12-24 months. This process helps to select the right people, prevent child abuse and provide parents additional peace-of-mind.
To provide you with […]