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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 How a “Speak Up” Culture Improves Child Safety

How a “Speak Up” Culture Improves Child Safety

Organizations dedicated to children and youth have an excellent opportunity to create a safe and welcoming environment by fostering transparency and encouraging open dialogue between leadership, staff, volunteers, and families. Encouraging stakeholders to come forward with questions, comments, and concerns, illegal practices, or policy violations, lays ...
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KidCheck Secure Children's Check-In Is Sharing What To Do After Child Abuse After Prevention Month

Ways To Help After Abuse Prevention Month

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month and the one month of the year that organizations dedicated to kids and youth highlight the importance of families and communities working together to prevent child neglect and abuse. Beyond that, prevention needs to remain an ongoing priority ...
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KidCheck Secure Children's Check-In Shares Protective Factors

National Child Abuse Prevention Month – Protective Factors

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. The theme this year is “Thriving Children and Families: Prevention with Purpose.” Throughout the month, we will be sharing resources to help you inform, educate, and engage your community in preventing child neglect and abuse. Protective factors help promote ...
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KidCheck Secure Children's Check-In Is Sharing National Child Abuse Prevention Month

National Child Abuse Prevention Month

National Child Abuse Prevention Month recognizes the importance of families and communities working together to prevent child abuse and neglect. To create healthy, thriving families, it is essential to collaborate, provide prevention services and use evidence-based information to protect children. April is National Child Abuse Prevention ...
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KidCheck Secure Children's Check-In Shares Comprehensive Candidate Screening - The Waiting Period

Comprehensive Candidate Screening – The Waiting Period

The waiting period is the seventh and final element in the comprehensive candidate screening process. Prior steps include the application, background check, social media assessment, references, virtual interview, motor vehicle report, and now the waiting period. Why Wait? Volunteers and staff are an essential part of ...
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KidCheck Secure Children's Check-In Solution Shares Comprehensive Candidate Screening – The Motor Vehicle Report

Comprehensive Candidate Screening – The Motor Vehicle Report

If your organization requires staff or volunteers to get behind the wheel to fulfill their job responsibilities, then obtaining a Motor Vehicle Report or Motor Vehicle Record on that person is in the organization’s best interest. It should be a standard part of your overall ...
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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 – Tips for Social Media Assessment

Comprehensive Candidate Screening – Tips for Social Media Assessment

Not only is it important, but there are also many benefits of using a Social Media Assessment to evaluate potential candidates applying to work or volunteer directly with kids and youth. While it may seem like a big task to incorporate the assessment into the ...
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