Please contact your District Office to coordinate a Safe Sanctuary Training. There are currently certified district trainers that can train locally, and your District Office can put you in touch with one or more of those trainers. Note that trainings are scheduled through the District Office in order to help you connect with a trainer who is both local to you and has relevant experience to your ministry setting that can serve as an ongoing resource. To view the contact information for your district click here, or click here to look up in which district you are located.
We're so thankful for your desire to become a District or Local Church Safe Sanctuaries Trainer! Trainers are instrumental to helping local churches, districts, and organizations within the North Alabama Conference develop, implement, and update Safe Sanctuaries policies.
While we will go over specific expectations for trainers during your certification session, here are the basics of being a Safe Sanctuaries trainer:
The process for certification is the same for a district or local church trainer, with the exception that there is a $50 certification fee and $30 recertification fee for local church trainers. The process is:
Have questions about this process? Contact John Fleischauer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To view and register for upcoming certification sessions, click here.
Please note that certification sessions are offered twice per year, typically in October/November and April/May. If there are no events listed at the above link, it means that the next training sessions have not yet been scheduled.
If you are interested in being certified as a trainer, you can complete an application by clicking here. Anyone with an approved application on file will automatically be notified once the next training session(s) are scheduled. If you are unable to attend the next scheduled training, your application will remain valid for 12 months for you to register for a future training without completing a new application.
All district trainer recertification sessions are now being completed online. You will receive an email once the online recertification is set up if you are due for recertification.
Beginning Fall 2016, an application is required for both certification and recertification. Please complete the application by clicking here, and once approved by your district you will receive instructions to register for a training session.