Preventing Child Abuse: Creating a Safe Place. Fourth Edition.
Faith Alive Christian Resources
2850 Kalamazoo Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49560
Tel: 1-800-333-8300 or 616-224-0728
This handbook helps your church develop policies and procedures to protect children and youth from abuse. Includes screening procedures for volunteers and staff, abuse-reporting procedures, and guidelines for handling allegations of abuse. You'll also find sample guidelines from several denominations, information on the signs and symptoms of child abuse, and a suggested code of ethics for volunteers, staff, and leaders in child and youth programs. (Author abstract)
Churches role; child abuse; child neglect; sexual abuse; prevention; child abuse reporting; ethics