How long is ministry safe training? Our highest level of training, MinistrySafe Institute, is a 16-hour seminary-level course focused on equipping church leaders to understand, prevent, and respond to the reality of child sexual abuse.
What is the purpose of the Child Protection and Toy Safety Act? The purpose of the Child Protection and Toy Safety Act was to prevent children choking on smaller objects. In doing so, the act required warning labels on small balls and toys or games with small parts, with a diameter of 1.75 inches or less. It makes the kids safer, and lets the parents worry less.
Which behavior could be reason to suspect abuse? That’s why it’s vital to watch for red flags, such as: Withdrawal from friends or usual activities. Changes in behavior — such as aggression, anger, hostility or hyperactivity — or changes in school performance. Depression, anxiety or unusual fears, or a sudden loss of self-confidence.
What type of abuse is most common? By far the most visible form of abuse is physical abuse. This kind of abuse is condemned by almost everyone and it is estimated that one in four women are victims of this kind of abuse. The most common forms of abuse include hitting, throwing and scalding, even suffocation is on the list.