Creating Safe Sanctuaries
Child and Youth Protection Policies

March 26, 2016
Central Presbyterian, Anderson SC

For: Church Educators and Safe Church Leaders to

  1. Take a closer look at their current policies
  2. Update and refresh
  3. Create an implantation plan
  4. Train Church Leaders and Volunteers

A light lunch will be served from 12-12:30 ($8.00)
Workshop will start at 12:30 (no cost)
For more information and registration contact
LeAnne White or Debbie Foster

Why does the church need CYP policies?

  • The scope of the problem
  • Biblical, theological and moral mandate for why congregations need
  • Legal and ecclesiastical mandate


What are insurance companies are looking for in a policy

  • The essential elements of a policy
  • Background Checks, Training Volunteers and Staff, Administrative


  • Response teams and procedures
  • Updating and Writing the policy – practicum


How do we live into this policy and still do ministry?

  • Educating the session and the congregation
  • Managing the policy without limiting ministry (case studies)

Rev. Dr. Rebecca Davis
Associate Professor of Religion and Christian Education Presbyterian College

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Date(s) - Mar 26, 2017
12:00 pm

Central Presbyterian