Resource articles

Avoid negligent hiring claims by taking action

Precautionary measures to avoid negligent hiring claims.

Protect your organization's reputation and assets

Recommended practices to minimize risk of abuse allegations.

Preventing abuse— by design

Recommendations to reduce abuse allegations.

Background checks and barrier crimes

Prevent child abuse in your organization.

Child abuse at shared facilities

Child abuse at most youth organizations fall into two categories.

Mind who’s watching the kids

Proper supervision of children at a child care center is part of the contract agreement parents depend on when they enroll their children in a center.

Tips to reduce the risk of child abuse

Tips to reduce the risk of child abuse.

Guidelines for abuse prevention programs and background checks

Develop formal guidelines for abuse prevention programs and background checks to address child abuse exposures in order to benefit not only your organization but also the youth and clients you serve.

Lessons learned from reported claims

Ways to reduce child abuse.

Are background checks enough?

Tips to strengthen your organization’s screening and selection practices.