Know: Questions Your Staff Will Need to Answer

It’s important that all staff and volunteers understand your organization’s child sexual abuse prevention policies and procedures. This will prepare them to know what warning signs of abuse might look like and what they need to do if they spot them.

It’s also important that staff and volunteers are able to convey the layers of protection your organization has put in place. Parents and guardians should feel confident in your organization’s practices when their child is in your care. Below are some examples of questions your staff and volunteers will need to be prepared to answer:

By answering these questions in advance, and discussing them with your teams, you are not only helping your staff to respond to and accommodate the concerns of parents—but you are actively reinforcing the resilience and preparedness of your entire organization.