Below is a seven-part video tutorial that answers the questions: what is a safety system and how do I create one? The video tutorial is designed to help Nazarene Churches better understand the five key components of a system designed to keep children safe from sexual abuse. Viewers will learn the WHY, WHAT and the HOW:
Session 1: Introduction to the Safety System
Session 2: Facts vs. Misconceptions
Session 3: The 5-Part Safety System
Session 4: Criminal Background Check
Session 5: Skillful Screening
Session 6: Tailored Policies and Procedures
Session 7: Monitoring and Oversight
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The purpose of this information is to raise abuse awareness and provide a resource for developing appropriate guidelines and procedures for protecting minors and preventing sexual misconduct in the church.
As relevant laws vary, districts and local churches are responsible for ensuring compliance with the specific legal requirements for their locality and situation. Nazarene Safe™ resources are made available as a starting point only. The resources Nazarene Safe™ provides are not warranted to comply with the legal requirements of any particular state or locale and are not intended to be used "as is" without appropriate adaptations to ensure material compliance with applicable law. Local churches should consult their insurance carrier and legal counsel for guidance when developing and implementing a safety plan.