Lessons From the Ditch

Learn from the mistakes of others

Reporting vs Reputation

Reporting vs Reputation

Historically, abuse allegations go unreported when organizational leaders attempt to protect the organization’s reputation, public image or brand, rather than prioritizing child safety and transparency.

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Responding to an Allegation

Responding to an Allegation

Many ministry leaders do not understand sexual abuse, sexual abusers, or what an appropriate response to an allegation looks like. Consequently, wrong responses abound.

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The Church's Blind Spot

The Church's Blind Spot

If every allegation of child sexual abuse was simply reported by church leaders to appropriate authorities, the resulting positive impact would be immeasurable.

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Policies & Procedures

Policies & Procedures

Take a look at a prime example of what NOT to do when preparing your ministry's policies and procedures to address child sexual abuse.  There is no one-size-fits-all policy form. In fact, policies and procedures are just one part of an effective safety system.

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Listen to Insights from Interviews with
Kimberlee Norris, Co-Founder & Director of MinistrySafe

Explore even more resources to protect children in your care.

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Learn About
The 5-Part Safety System

The 5-Part Safety System provides a framework for sexual abuse prevention in your ministry program.