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AWF Safe Sanctuaries

For information regarding Safe Sanctuaries, please contact Frank Dunnewind 1.888.873.3127

Click Here! AWF Conference Safe Sanctuaries Policy (English) (adopted at the 2016 Annual Conference Session)

Click Here! AWF Conference Safe Sanctuaries Policy - Sample Forms; All Forms (updated April 2013)

Click Here! AWF Conference Safe Sanctuaries Policy (Spanish),  (updated September 2014)

Click Here! Safe Sanctuaries Policies and Procedures for the Prevention of Abuse (powerpoint) (pdf)

Click Here! Safe Sanctuaries Policies and Procedures for the Prevention of Abuse - Spanish (powerpoint) (pdf)

Click Here! FBI Letter For Fingerprints (Spanish) (pdf)

Click Here! Federal Background Check - Attorney's Information (Spanish) (pdf)

Click Here! Background Checks - Trak 1

Click here for CHILDREN'S MINISTRY RESOURCES and minutes of past children directors meetings.

SAFE SANCTUARIES - FORMS

1.  Screening Interview

2.  Participation Covenant

3.  Background Check Authorization

4.  Background Check Affidavit

5.  Volunteer Application

6.  Employment Application

7.  Character Reference

8.  Photo Release

9.  Unfavorable Background Check

RESOURCES

Safe Sanctuaries: Reducing the Risk of Abuse in Youth Ministries by Joy Melton (Discipleship Resources, 2003). 

Safe Sanctuaries: Reducing the Risk of Child Abuse in the Church by Joy Melton (Discipleship Resources, 1998).