This policy provides a framework to ensure that children are safe from abuse and exploitation by those in positions of power and trust in CRCNA ministries.
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Resources on the how, what, and why of equipping children to understand abuse in age appropriate ways.
July 2020 Safe Church Webinar with Tara Boer: Why the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Study Matters
Watch the recorded Zoom Webinar from July 29th with Prof. Tara Boer (Dordt University) about the ACEs study and implications for ministry with those who have experienced trauma and adversity.
Sharing our new Circle of Grace video and other resources from Safe Church!
Did you know that Safe Church Ministry started out as the Office of Abuse Prevention? Think of the heartache avoided by preventing abuse before it happens. Surely churches belong at the front lines.
A recent article in Christianity Today highlights a few of the reasons why it can be difficult for those who have survived abuse to be in church.
This bulletin insert includes a general definition of child abuse and a brief list of the common signs of child abuse.