Tag: sexual abuse

3 Ways Sexual Predators ‘Groom’ Child Victims

Thank you to Facts & Trends for another important article featuring MinistrySafe co-founder Kimberlee Norris.   Click Here to Read Article

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Church Safety Workshop in El Paso, Texas

Join us on May 10th in El Paso, Texas for a comprehensive training addressing the risk of child sexual abuse in ministry environments. Trainings sponsored by Texas Baptists

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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

  April is national Child Abuse Prevention month. The best way we can protect children is to educate our community to take action BEFORE a child is sexually assaulted.   Use code ‘April’ to receive a 25% discount for your ticket to the Sexual Abuse Summit! http://sexualabusesummit.com/

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Church Safety Workshop in Corsicana, Texas

Join us on April 10th in Corsicana, Texas for a comprehensive training addressing the risk of child sexual abuse in ministry environments.   Trainings sponsored by Texas Baptists

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Church Safety Workshop in Allen, Texas

Join us on April 5th in Allen, Texas for a comprehensive training addressing the risk of child sexual abuse in ministry environments.   Trainings sponsored by Texas Baptists

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MinistrySafe Events are coming to Georgia!

Join MinistrySafe for comprehensive trainings that describe an effective Safety System protecting children from sexual abuse in church and ministry environments. Click the links below to register:   3/19 – Church Safety Workshop   3/20 – Church Safety Workshop   3/21 – Skillful Screening Training     Trainings Sponsored by the Georgia Baptist Mission Board

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New Federal Law to Prevent Sexual Abuse in Youth Sports

Girl Practicing Gymnastics - Prevent Sexual Abuse

  A new law passed by Congress is aimed at preventing child sexual abuse. The Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse and Safe Sport Authorization Act introduces new standards that all youth sport organizations must meet, including programs offered by local leagues, churches, schools, camps, and non-profits. The Act introduces three new requirements:1. Mandatory Reporting2. …

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Church Employees Arrested/Charged for Failure to Report Sexual Abuse

Five employees at Victory Christian Church in Tulsa, OK arrested for two-week delay in notifying authorities of sexual abuse allegations Article : Tulsa World Link to article Brief Facts Chris Denman and Israel Castillo, both members of Victory Christian Church  (VCC), were both recently hired as janitors in the same department.   In August, Castillo allegedly …

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Standards of Care are Rising for Church Planters and Missionaries

FLORIDA BAPTIST CONVENTION FOUND LIABLE IN ABUSE CASE … though abuser was not an employee of the Convention Article in the Orlando Sentinel: http://articles.orlandosentinel.com/2012-05-17/news/os-baptist-sex-abuse-verdict-20120517_1_triangle-community-church-douglas-w-myers-church-planter Brief Facts Douglas W. Myers was a Baptist pastor and church planter.  Myers allegedly received training and funds from the Florida Baptist Convention (Convention), and others, in connection with planting two …

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Preventing Sexual Abuse in Youth Sports – What’s Working, What’s Not

Can we take one more news report of a child being sexually abused by a coach?  In the last calendar year, no area of youth sports has remained untouched by child sexual abuse.  Take for example: *Robert ‘Bobby’ Dodd — former president of the Amateur Athletic Union and youth sports basketball coach.  Dodd is currently …

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