KidCheck Secure Children's Check-In Shares Back to School Safety Fundamentals

KidCheck: Back to School Safety Fundamentals

It’s that time a year again – Back to School!
Back to School, is the perfect time to evaluate existing safety policies and guidelines. It’s helpful to know what worked and didn’t, and what needs improvement for the coming year regarding children’s safety.
As leaders in child […]

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KidCheck Secure Children's Check-In is sharing Comprehensive Candidate Screening –Motor Vehicle Report and Waiting Period

Comprehensive Candidate Screening – Motor Vehicle Report and Waiting Period

This is the final post of the six-part series on the Comprehensive Candidate Screening process. So far we covered the written application, background check, social media review, personal references, and the interview.
This post covers two additional courses of action, running a motor vehicle report and […]

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KidCheck Secure Children's Check-In is sharing Comprehensive Candidate Screening - The Interview

Comprehensive Candidate Screening – The Interview

This week we’re continuing the discussion on the seven elements of a Comprehensive Candidate Screening process, with topic number five, the Interview. The prior post covered the importance of utilizing Personal References and the role they play in bubbling up need-to-know information about the character, […]

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KidCheck Secure Children's Check-In is sharing a customer solution story Innovation Leads to Growth with Believers Church

Innovation Leads to Growth – A Customer Solution Story

Innovation happens all around us every day. Innovation brings to mind technology such as the smartphone or AI (artificial intelligence). It’s not usually associated with churches or children’s ministry.
Believers Church of Suffolk, Virginia is changing that perception. Their story is unique. They’ve faced the obstacles of […]

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KidCheck Secure Children's Check-In shares on the Comprehensive Candidate Screening Process - Personal References

Comprehensive Candidate Screening – Personal References

This post continues the discussion on the seven elements that encompass a comprehensive screening process. The last post covered the Social Media Check and what to consider when thinking about assessing someone from that vantage point.
Why Follow Up?
Topic four, which is personal references and the […]

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KidCheck secure children's check-in shares an interview with Jason Hensley, Director of Safety for Shadow Mountain Community Church

Interview with Jason Hensley, Director of Safety for Shadow Mountain Community Church

Recently we sat down with our friend Jason Hensley. Jason is a wealth of knowledge regarding child protection and safety. He served 11 years as a senior/associate pastor, before becoming a law enforcement officer and SWAT Team operator. He now works as the Director of […]

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KidCheck Secure Children's Check-In is sharing Comprehensive Candidate Screening - The Background Check

Comprehensive Candidate Screening – The Background Check

The comprehensive screening process includes seven key elements. This post is highlighting element number two, the local, state and national background check process. Learn why background checks are an important piece of the overall safety puzzle, how they work, what to look for in a […]

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KidCheck Secure Children's Check-In shares Classroom Staffing and Ratios

Classroom Staffing and Ratios

Providing adequate staffing and guidelines in the classroom is essential in preventing abuse, establishing due diligence, and eliminating easy access to children. But, what should ratios look like if every organization is unique? Is there an association that sets these standards and if so what […]

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KidCheck Secure Children's Check-In is Sharing Safety Tips for VBS

VBS Safety Tips

It’s the time of year when children’s ministry teams begin ramping up for planning, coordinating, and overseeing their most significant outreach event of the year – Vacation Bible School (VBS).  Whether you’re recruiting volunteers, preparing budgets, or creating a promotional plan; one fact remains the same […]

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KidCheck Secure Children's Check-In Shares Comprehensive Screening and the Written Application

Comprehensive Candidate Screening – The Written Application

 
 
There are seven key elements that contribute to a comprehensive screening process. These elements include:
 

A written application
A local, state, national and FBI background check
Social media review
Personal references
The Interview
Motor vehicle report
Establishing a waiting period

The application lays the foundation for the remainder of the six elements and […]

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