Sexual Abuse Awareness Training is the foundation for an effective safety system. This training provides information regarding the ever-increasing problem of sexual abuse in ministry, the basic characteristics of a sexual abuser, the grooming process by which an abuser picks and prepares a child for abuse, and key risk indicators of child sexual abuse.
Topics in this training will include:
Nazarene Safe™ has associated with MinistrySafe to provide online Sexual Abuse Awareness Training as the foundation of an effective safety system.
MinistrySafe Sexual Abuse Awareness Training
Sexual Abuse Awareness Training should be completed by all staff members and volunteers working with children in your ministry. This training provides necessary information to staff members and volunteers, including: misconceptions, abuser characteristics, the grooming process, common grooming behaviors, reporting requirements, responding to a child, impacts on children, and more. The importance of this training cannot be overstated.
Sexual Abuse Awareness Training is available online to MinistrySafe Members. To learn more about membership click here.
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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.