Reducing the Risk

Multimedia. Christian Ministry Resources, 2008.

This is a resource kit designed to educate congregational leaders about the problem of child sexual abuse and equip them to develop a prevention program. The collection includes a book: 'Reducing the Risk of Child Sexual Abuse in Your Church: A Complete and Practical Guidebook for Prevention and Risk Reduction'; an audio tape: 'What Church Leaders Should Know About Child Sexual Abuse'; a video: 'Reducing the Risk: Making Your Church Safe from Child Sexual Abuse'; and a training manual. The kit describes strategies for raising congregation awareness, developing screening policies and procedures, educating vounteers, providing annual training and evaluating the program. Sample screening forms are included.