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, […]
This post continues the discussion on the seven elements of a comprehensive screening process and discusses item number three, the social media check.
To do or not to do a social media assessment, that is the question? Let’s explore the benefits and some of the ethical […]
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 […]
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 […]
Getting to know your members and tending to their needs is important. Do you know which of your members are parents? Chances are, you have quite a few walking into your facility every day. Or you have prospects lined up who are looking for a […]
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 […]
* Here’s an oldie but a goody from the KidCheck archives! Check out this Easter repost from 2017.*
Easter is almost upon us, and it’s never too late to improve child safety! Check out these ten simple tips for keeping your Easter celebration fun and safe.
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
Motor vehicle report
Establishing a waiting period
The application lays the foundation for the remainder of the six elements and […]
This week KidCheck had the honor of joining the team from INCM for Web Week – The Best Week Online for Kidmin! This event is next-level professional training that draws multitudes of people involved with children’s ministry who are interested in gaining more knowledge, connecting […]
The International Network of Children’s Ministry (INCM) is committed to training and equipping children and family ministry leaders around the globe. They started a movement to connect thousands of ministry professionals with resources that inspire, train, and support the unique needs of each ministry.
INCM is […]