Resources provided by ECAP

We are providing these free resources and articles to help ministry leaders assess their organizational child protection measures.

In this informational White Paper, Executive Director of ECAP, Jeff Dalrymple, and Accreditation Director of ACSI, Carol Aversa, explain what Accreditation is and is not, and why churches and ministries should pursue it in order to prevent abuse.

This resource was generously shared by the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability in order to help nonprofit organizations implement best Governance practices to effectively lead their ministry.

Take steps to provide a safe and healthy environment that helps advance the spiritual, intellectual, and social well-being of our children and youth.

This questionnaire will assist your ministry in appropriately vetting candidates for employment or volunteer service who work either directly or indirectly with minors.

This free resource provides foundational categories for establishing a program to support abuse victims in your church or ministry.

One of the most common questions I hear from pastors is, “But Jennifer, how do we minister to recovered child predators? What if they’re repentant? Shouldn’t they be allowed to come to church again? Aren’t all believers entitled to attend corporate worship?”An excerpt from Not Forsaken: A Shepherd’s Guide, pages 112-113.

There is a growing alertness among parents, educators, and the church about the need to teach kids tangible ways to stay safe. This article from Julie Lowe and CCEF provides practical ways you can help your children protect themselves from sexual abuse.

An effective abuse protection policy can both significantly reduce the risk to children and organizations and provide a safe framework in which the nonprofit can care for at-risk persons. This article provided by Wagenmaker Law LLC outlines abuse prevention policy essentials.

Creating the Capable Guardian is a 26 minute course that teaches your staff and volunteers to keep out would-be offenders, make safe potential victims, and to turn your entire organization into a capable guardian that is on the watch against evil. We are thankful for the generosity of Telios Teaches for making this course available.

Take a free assessment to learn if the children in your care are at risk for abuse. We are grateful for the generosity of Simms & Showers Law Firm for making this resource available.

Take a free assessment to learn if your school is prepared to protect the safety of its students. We are grateful for the generosity of Taylor | English for making this resource available.

What are you supposed to do when an allegation of child abuse is made? Telios Law has provided this free Child Abuse Allegation Response Checklist to walk you through each step.