Training your Safe Sanctuaries committee, congregation, staff
BWC Online Learning
The BWC Safe Sanctuaries online class is designed to help church leaders understand the Safe Sanctuary Policy. The class is also designed for training your congregation’s Safe Sanctuary team and for helping new volunteers who work with children and youth understand the importance and basics of creating a safe environment for children, youth, vulnerable adults, staff and volunteers at your church.
Those who successfully complete the
There is also a free one-hour Safe Sanctuaries – The Basics webinar from GBOD that explains the purpose and rules involved in Safe Sanctuaries and the book Safe Sanctuaries: Reducing the Risk of Abuse in the Church for Children and Youth, by Joy T. Melton.
Discipleship Ministries Video Learning
Discipleship Ministries has developed a series of Safe Sanctuaries Videos giving practical advice and best practices to assist you.
Safe Sanctuaries for Ministers, by Joy Thornburgh Melton
Safe Sanctuaries, by Joy Thornburgh Melton
Safe Sanctuaries in a Virtual World, by Joy Thornburgh Melton