KidCheck Secure Children's Check-In Is Sharing Should Pastors Be Mandatory Reporters?

Should Pastors Be Mandatory Reporters?

This week we are sharing a guest post from ChurchLeaders.com written by Stephanie Martin. Stephanie is a journalist, editor, and Christian publishing professional, business owner, wife, and mom.  Stephanie is an active member of a church in Lakewood, Colorado where she resides with her family. In ...
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KidCheck Secure Children's Check-In Is Sharing Developing a "Speak Up" Culture

Developing a “Speak Up” Culture

A “Speak Up” culture improves child safety and provides an excellent opportunity to create a safe and welcoming environment. It encourages staff and volunteers to raise concerns about illegal practices or policy violations without fear of getting in trouble or experiencing retaliation. A “Speak Up” culture ...
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KidCheck Secure Children's Check-In Shares Comprehensive Candidate Screening - The Virtual Interview

Comprehensive Candidate Screening – The Virtual Interview

For individuals applying to work directly with kids and youth, professionals agree the interview is an essential step in the overall Comprehensive Candidate Screening process and contributes to preventing abuse. Conducting an interview generates valuable candidate information and allows individuals to be viewed from different ...
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KidCheck Secure Children's Check-In Shares Comprehensive Candidate Screening – Effective Reference Checks

Comprehensive Candidate Screening – Effective Reference Checks

One of the most important steps in Comprehensive Candidate Screening is checking references. Yet, references are often disregarded due to time constraints, lack of resources, or personal familiarity with the candidate. Checking references highlights historical accomplishment and is a good barometer or indicator of future performance. ...
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KidCheck Secure Children's Check-In Shares Comprehensive Candidate Screening – The Social Media Assessment

Comprehensive Candidate Screening – The Social Media Assessment

Social media is a prolific force in today’s culture. Consider the millions of photos and videos that get shared, liked, and viewed each day. The trends indicate it is not slowing down. While it may seem overwhelming to create, implement, and administer a social media ...
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KidCheck Secure Children's Check-In Shares A Guest Post from Dale Hudson On The Top Tips to Rebuild Your Volunteer Team During Covid-19

Top Tips to Rebuild Your Volunteer Team During Covid-19 (Guest Post)

This week we’re sharing top tips from one of our favorite children’s ministry thought leaders, Dale Hudson. Dale is the founder of Building Children’s Ministry, which helps houses of worship build thriving, growing, and relevant children and family ministries. Dale is also an in-demand conference ...
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KidCheck Secure Children's Check-In Is Sharing The Most Popular KidCheck Blog Posts of 2020

The Most Popular Posts of 2020

KidCheck’s goals are to help child and youth-focused organizations improve child safety, increase efficiency, and share relevant, actionable, timely information with the families they serve. With that, the purpose of the blog remains the same to provide new insights, guidance, discoveries, and highlight the benefits ...
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KidCheck Secure Children's Check-In is Sharing a Post on the Annual Family Safety Survey

The Annual Family Safety Survey

For organizations serving children and youth, “safety never takes a holiday”. That’s why we suggest an annual family, child, and youth safety evaluation or survey. By connecting with families regarding safety, you’ll quickly identify what’s working and areas of opportunity for safety improvements. It’s best to ...
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KidCheck Secure Children's Check-in Shares The Six Advantages to Screening Candidates

Five Advantages to Screening Candidates

The value of screening candidates who will receive direct access to kids and youth has grown significantly. Comprehensive screening acts as a deterrent for bad behavior and provides a layer of protection for families, staff, your organization, and eliminates easy access to children. At KidCheck, ...
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KidCheck Secure Children's Check-In Offers Improving Child Safety Webinars

Improving Child Safety Webinars

Child and youth-focused organizations are often in need of safety prevention tools and information that increase protection and minimize risk. KidCheck offers free child safety webinar recordings that provide practical tips and tricks, best practices, modern prevention methods, proactive measures, and support guidelines for children and ...
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