At KidCheck we know it’s easier for both kids and parents to focus and connect with others in an environment where the kids feel safe and protected. For most children’s ministries, both small and large, a safe and secure environment is a top priority. However, in a time […]
As part of our ongoing commitment to child protection, each week KidCheck shares safety tips for organizations focused on caring for children. The purpose of sharing these tips is to provide information that is actionable, easy to implement, and helps to improve child safety.
We believe […]
Child protection and safety is a big topic. The Internet is a great source of information for child safety, which is both good and bad. There’s so much information that sometimes it’s hard to go through everything to find what you need.
Here are the top […]
Next week we have the opportunity to participate with our friends at INCM in their new 12 week, Equip Starter Course. Equip, as INCM Associate Director Michayla White described it, “is a dream of their team, a labor of love to provide high quality training […]
Back to school is the perfect time of year for churches, fitness facilities, and other child-centered organizations to take a look at their current child safety and security strategies. At KidCheck we refer to this as a Child Protection Policy (CPP).
By reviewing your organizations current […]
What do secure children’s check-in, grilled cheese sticks, and monkey bread have in common? They can all be found at the trendy LA eatery Au Fudge, (pronounced “oh fudge” and not “aw fudge”). Au Fudge is located in West Hollywood, the center of all that […]
In the very visual-centric world in which we live, using identification photos is an important element of ensuring security for children’s ministry.
In addition to utilizing photos to increase child safety by identifying authorized and unauthorized guardians picking up children, KidCheck also incorporates a special icon […]
Thanks for joining us for the third and final post in our “Reducing the Risk of Juvenile Offenses in Children’s Ministry” series.
In Part 1, we introduced the challenge of juvenile offenders in children’s ministry and in Part 2, we discussed the nature of juvenile offenses and […]
This is the second in a series of three “Reducing the Risk of Juvenile Offenses in Children’s Ministry” posts focusing on the nature of juvenile offenses and commonalities in profile of those who offend. We’ll also share the importance of creating awareness and having a […]
Churches often go to great lengths to protect children from harm and offense. The most common tactics include establishing a Child Protection Policy, educating & training staff, screening volunteers, and implementing a check-in and check-out process. On the other hand, what happens when the very […]