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Child Protection

 

 

In line with our Chicago Province policies on Sexual Abuse and Maintaining Ethical Ministry with Minors, the Secretariat of Education, Recruitment & Formation is pleased to present you with a variety of resources aimed at assisting you in educating and updating yourself on the topic of child protection. Through continued education and deeper awareness we can stop abuse before it happens!

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Article of the Month

from adolescence to adulthood
Child Welfare Information Gateway

Teens face a range of developmental issues, and as they approach adulthood, living independently becomes a significant goal. Youth in out-of-home care face even more challenges as they transition from adolescence to adulthood. Child Welfare Information Gateway offers numerous resources on helping adolescents transition to adulthood and live independently. Read...

To assist you in complying with the education requirement of the Praesidium Accreditation process, you can access links to previously posted "Articles of the Month" at childprotectArchive.
 

Resource of the Month

God's Quad: Small Faith Communities on Campus and Beyond
Kevin Ahern and Christopher Derige Malano, Editors

Contributors from five continents offer case studies of best practices and practical tools for creating and maintaining Christian communities for young adults, both within and beyond academic settings. Reports from groups in East Africa, Europe, and India complement U.S. case studies including the Christian Life Community Program at Boston College, Catholic Relief Services Student Ambassador program, and Leadership Labs at the University of Hawaii. With an extensive list of additional resources, including a Small Groups Field Guide from the Catholic Campus Ministry Association, God’s Quad offers students, youth ministers, and campus organizers in­sights and inspiration in equal measure.

ISBN: 978-1-62698-287-1, 256 pages, $20 softcover
Orbis Books

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Reporting Child Abuse

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Virtus Online

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Child Welfare.com

   

Online Resources & Information

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Child Welfare Information Gateway
www.childwelfare.gov

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Childhelp
www.childhelp.org

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Children Matter Network
www.childrenmatternetwork.org

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Childwelfare.com
www.childwelfare.com

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Faith and Safety
www.faithandsafety.org/

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Praesidium Inc.
www.praesidiuminc.com

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Shared Hope International
http://sharedhope.org

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Tennyson Center for Children
https://tennysoncenter.org/

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Virtus Online
www.virtusonline.org

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Links reviewed: February 2017

 


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