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Safety and Staffing in Congregations

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  • Helping You Create Safe Congregations for Children, Youth, and Vulnerable Adults Abuse of children, youth, and vulnerable adults is a...
  • Friends, I hope you will take Responsible Staffing , the Unitarian Universalist Association’s “Guidelines on Screening Practices When...
  • Essential and Recommended Questions Essential Questions for Persons Under Consideration for Positions in Ministry Religious Education,...
  • If a previous employer won’t give any information about the person’s performance, what are our options? You cannot force a former employer...
  • Respect for personal privacy is a long and honorable tradition in Unitarian Universalist congregations. It is integral to the “free and...
  • It is important to keep an open mind about persons who may take advantage of a condition of vulnerability. There are predatory adults, no...
  • Beginning in the 1970’s with the renaissance of the women’s movement and ever since, the Unitarian Universalist Association and its member...
  • For Unitarian Universalist Association Organizations When Adding Clergy, Professional Leaders, Staff, and Volunteers Authored by: Tracey...
  • I. Guidelines We recommend that all Unitarian Universalist institutions—congregations, Districts, Sponsored Organizations, and the UUA...

LeaderLab

  • By UUA Congregational Life Staff Group
    Where to find information and links to UUA resources from out Safe Congregations team. It includes resources and sample policies to prevent and address violence, abuse, harassment, inappropriate behavior, and other threats to safety.
  • By Patricia Infante, Lisa Presley
    This webinar will introduce you to resources to prepare and respond to a variety of situations that put your community at risk. We’ll touch...
  • By Patricia Infante, Beth Casebolt
    We'll revisit this important topic with the latest information and resources for insuring the physical, emotional and sexual safety of our...
  • By Lisa Presley, Julie Taylor, MidAmerica Region of the UUA
    Learn from Rev. Julie Taylor, a member of the UU Trauma Response Ministry, and Rev. Lisa Presley, MidAmerica Staff person and responder, as...

Safe Congregagtions Handbook

  • The UUA's resources for Responsible Staffing outline practices for screening and hiring congregational staff, including those who work with...
  • By Kim Sweeney, UUA Congregational Life Staff Group
    Our Religious Education programs for children and youth entail a high degree of responsibility for the adults working directly and...
  • By UUA Congregational Life Staff Group
    Sample Policies, Procedures, and Press Releases Unitarian Universalist congregations and organizations have created these resources on...
  • By UUA Congregational Life Staff Group
    How the congregation can plan for violent situations involving an active shooter.
  • By UUA Congregational Life Staff Group
    Resources for congregations to stay safe from fires, active shooters, natural disasters, hazards, and more.
  • Patricia Tummino In 1996 a parishioner invited a known sex offender to First Unitarian Universalist (UU) Society in Middleboro,...