Keep in mind that developing policies, educating the entire church community, and learning as much as you can about the issues of safety, although essential, do not guarantee an entirely safe and trouble-free environment. Congregations must make the commitment to be continually diligent and to follow their process should incidents of misconduct or abuse be suspected or reported. Here are some resources that may help as you commence the work of creating a congregation that is safe:
For a more extensive list, go to the resource pages of Balancing Acts.
For more information contact safecongregations @ uua.org.
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Last updated on Monday, April 29, 2013.
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