For many organizations’ emergency, preparedness feels like a daunting task, but in an age of active shooter’s, natural disasters, and domestic violence it should be a top priority. To effectively prepare, creating a plan is a good first step. The plan should highlight the actions […]
The start of the new school year is a great time to evaluate
existing child safety policies. By identifying what worked and what didn’t, you’ll
gain clarity for improvement.
Look at your Child Protection Policy, is it consistent, does
it address where your organization operates today? Assess items […]
Summer is the time of year when children and youth-serving
organizations incorporate teens into volunteer, mentor, and staff positions. Teens
are a valuable resource for many summer programs and often provide endless
energy, connection, and a sense of community for the kids attending.
As juvenile offenses against children […]
Safety and security has moved up to being one of the
most important things a children’s ministry must be about.
We see and hear about shootings almost weekly.
They can happen anywhere and at any time. Whereas years ago, no one would
have dreamed there would be shootings […]
This week KidCheck CEO, Alex Smith, and Angela Lewton, Child Protection Specialist, sat down with Craig Cable of Group Publishing for a free webinar entitled “Through the Eyes of a Predator”. Craig is the Church Safety and Security Director for Group Publishing. The webinar was […]
From the perspective of child safety, 2018 taught us a lot, and we still have a long way to go in protecting the most vulnerable. Tragically, many incidents could have prevented, and there’s no lack of safety information. So how do we bridge the gap […]
Every year KidCheck shares child protection information with churches, fitness facilities, activity centers, and other business based childcare organizations. Our goal is to provide new insight and guidance on how to best keep the little ones in your care safe.
As we speak at various conferences […]
KidCheck’s Top Blog Posts of 2018
The purpose of the KidCheck blog has always been to share relevant, original content that offers fresh insights and guidance on the benefits of using secure children’s check-in, improving child safety, and keeping you up-to-date on the latest trends that […]
There’s a lot of talk about building a wall these days. This post is not about a wall at our borders.
The wall I’m talking about is a wall that every children’s ministry needs to build to protect the children in their church.
One of the most […]
Have you ever tried to continue working to improve child safety in your organization, but lacked the necessary leadership support? Sometimes when you’re managing the care and safety of children, you might feel far from the leadership level. Having uncomfortable conversations with decision makers is […]