Written Sexually Safer Congregation Policy

Written sexually safer congregation policy that is well publicized to congregation and reviewed/updated at least every other year.

Demonstrated by sexually safer congregation policy posted on website, and could also include updated policy in annual report, new membership materials and orientation, information for parents and guardians when enrolling children, and newsletter articles. The written policy should include updated reference to state laws on reporting abuse, and any expectations of adjudicatory and denomination for sexual safety efforts.

SAMPLE CONGREGATION OVERALL SAFER POLICIES

Safer Congregation Policy Template

UU Ridgewood, NJ: The Unitarian Society of Ridgewood NJ Safe Congregation Philosophy

Congregation B’nai Israel Policy Guidelines

Unitarian Church of Westport, CT Guidelines