At KidCheck, one of our goals is to provide relevant resources and tools that can assist any organization focused on children to identify, prevent, and respond to child maltreatment. It’s a big job and to do it properly it simply cannot fall on only one […]
At KidCheck, we take child protection and safety very seriously. That’s why we suggest an annual child safety evaluation or survey at the end of each year. It’s an excellent opportunity to learn where you’re doing well and how you can improve.
All that’s needed is […]
This week we’re featuring a guest post from Chad Hunt which was initially shared on The Unstock Group blog. Chad currently serves as the executive pastor at Eagle Heights Church in Somerset, KY and leads strategic planning sessions for the Center of Rural Church Advancement […]
KidCheck is excited to be leading a safety track at the Mega-Con Conference starting next week (October 3-5, 2018) at the Cornerstone Church in Nashville, Tennessee. The Mega-Con Conference is fittingly referred to as the biggest, most affordable, audacious, exciting and out-of-the-box Kidmin conference ever!
It’s that time a year again – Back to School!
Back to School, is the perfect time to evaluate existing safety policies and guidelines. It’s helpful to know what worked and didn’t, and what needs improvement for the coming year regarding children’s safety.
As leaders in child […]
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 […]
Innovation happens all around us every day. Innovation brings to mind technology such as the smartphone or AI (artificial intelligence). It’s not usually associated with churches or children’s ministry.
Believers Church of Suffolk, Virginia is changing that perception. Their story is unique. They’ve faced the obstacles of […]
This post continues the discussion on the seven elements that encompass a comprehensive screening process. The last post covered the Social Media Check and what to consider when thinking about assessing someone from that vantage point.
Why Follow Up?
Topic four, which is personal references and the […]
Recently we sat down with our friend Jason Hensley. Jason is a wealth of knowledge regarding child protection and safety. He served 11 years as a senior/associate pastor, before becoming a law enforcement officer and SWAT Team operator. He now works as the Director of […]
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 […]