The Empowered Ministry

Preventing Sexual Harassment

An allegation of sexual misconduct or harassment can devastate a ministry. Join us as Kathleen Turpin, JD, CPCU, discusses how churches can prevent sexual harassment, and how to address instances of misconduct. Don't miss this opportunity to find out what your ministry can do to safeguard its people.

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Duration: Approximately 54 minutes

What will you learn?

  • How to develop preventive policies and procedures
  • How to handle reports of harassment or misconduct
  • The importance of a background screening program

About the presenter

Kathleen TurpinKathleen Turpin, JD, CPCU, vice president of human resources at Brotherhood Mutual, is an industry-known and respected resource on employment practices for churches and other ministries. Kathleen is a licensed attorney in Indiana. She oversees the company’s employment and human resources operations.

The information provided in this webinar is intended to be helpful, but it does not constitute legal advice and is not a substitute for the advice from a licensed attorney in your area.

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