Organizations go to great lengths to protect the children they serve. We see this in the development of a Child Protection Policy, establishing a thorough screening process, prioritizing training and education, or implementing a secure check-in and check-out process. Nevertheless, there’s a steady increase in […]
It’s the time of year when organizations focused on children and youth begin to evaluate their safety and security policies; Which opens the door for identifying opportunities to improve safety, confirm what’s working and what’s not, and make any needed improvements.
Whether you’re updating or […]
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 […]
Recently KidCheck CEO Alex Smith had the opportunity to participate in a leadership roundtable with three other safety experts, hosted by Church Executive. The discussion with KidCheck and other safety experts focused on critical topics churches are facing today regarding child protection and safety.
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 […]
Creating a Staffing
Plan and Choosing Volunteers Wisely
Vacation Bible School (VBS) is ramping up, and organizations
across the country are getting ready to kick off their biggest children’s
outreach event of the year. For child safety,
this can be a blessing and a challenge. By prioritizing child protection, you
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 […]
This is the final post of the six-part series on the Comprehensive Candidate Screening process. So far we covered the written application, background check, social media review, personal references, and the interview.
This post covers two additional courses of action, running a motor vehicle report and […]