Sample Polices

For Parents: How to Respond When Your Child is Sexually Abused

 

This document was created by Steve and Celestia Tracy to assist parents/guardians when their child discloses sexual abuse.  Being prepared  is one of the best ways to help your child.  This document gives instruction in responding to sexual abuse disclosure.  It provides clear thinking for adults when their mind could be very confused and judgment cloudy.

For Clergy or Care Givers: How to Respond When a Child is Sexually Abused

 

This document was created by Steve and Celestia Tracy to assist pastors when a child discloses they have been sexually abused. It is important for all those working with children to be informed how to respond if a child discloses abuse.

Domestic Violence Flow Chart

 

Having a source to reference at a moment’s notice is always helpful. This flowchart can be copied and distributed to each employee and or worker who needs to be equipped to support and/or help someone who discloses domestic violence. This flow chart has been adapted from the “Practice Guidelines: A consultative document for Churches, circuits and districts when working within the issue of Domestic Abuse.”

Church Policy on Abuse

 

Having a church policy on abuse is the first step in being prepared to minister to the many in your congregation that have been abused and/or are currently being abused. The attached sample is a very thorough church policy on abuse written by Kate Johnson from CCADA.org. We believe it is a great resource for churches to use when writing their own policy on abuse.