Description:Allegations of sexual harassment or misconduct can blindside a Christian ministry. The emotional toll, as well as financial and reputational damage, can be devastating to a church. It’s simply not enough to acknowledge the issue. Organizations must take bold steps when implementing effective policies and procedures to help avoid misconduct or harassment.
- Recognize the differences between sexual harassment and sexual misconduct.
- Identify the ministry’s role in preventing sexual harassment or responding to allegations of sexual harassment.
- Understand the scope of sexual misconduct and the critical steps to prevent it in the ministry setting.