Safe Church

Bronwyn Clark Skov

Manager for Safe Church and Special Projects

(646) 242-1421


The following resources have been curated by the manager for the Safe Church Office, current members of the Council of Advice for the Safe Church Office, and members of the former Task Force for Updating Policy and Training for the Protections of Children, Youth, and Vulnerable Adults. Please feel free to follow links and utilize forms as needed, always giving credit where it is due, and seeking permission for that which is copyrighted material.

The Safe Church manager also welcomes suggestions for resources to be added to the list by emailing

Course Recommendations and Screening Expectations

The following PDF contains recommendations from the General Convention Taskforce to Update Safe Church Training. Please consult your local policies for final authority.

The following PDF contains recommendations for screening potential employees and volunteers for specific ministry contexts and areas of access, interaction, and responsibility. Please consult your local policy for final authority.

Best Practice Guidelines

The following is an Excel spreadsheet template that local dioceses can download and adapt to local policy and practice regarding screening and training requirements:

Praesidium Academy Tips, Tricks, and Add-ons