Creekwood Umc Safe Sanctuary Volunteer Quiz

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This quiz verifies that each volunteer whom takes this quiz has read and understands the Safe Sanctuary Policy at Creekwood UMC.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the purpose of Creekwood UMC's Safe Sanctuary policies and porcedures?
    • A. 

      To provide a safe and secure environment for all children and youth at CUMC.

    • B. 

      To protect children and youth from any possibility of abuse, inasmuch as humanly possible

    • C. 

      To reduce the probability of false accusations against volunteers, staff and clergy.

    • D. 

      To educate and train our staff and volunteers to identify and guard against child abuse.

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    Two-deep leadership as defined by our policy means that we must have:
    • A. 

      We must have 2 unrelated adults over the age of 18, unless working with children (nursery-age and K-5); then a teenager is allowed to replace an adult.

    • B. 

      2 unrelated, qualified adult leaders or one qualified leader and a parent volunteer, both of whom must be 18 years of age or older, are required for all activities, trips and outings.

    • C. 

      1 adult as long as they have been trained with our Safe Sanctuary Policy.

    • D. 

      Every event at Creekwood should have two leaders to run that event.

  • 3. 
    True/ False: Isolated, one-on-one contact between adults and children/youth is not permitted. In situations that require personal confidences, such as a conference or counseling, the meeting is to be conducted in view of other adults and/or youths.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Children ages 5 and under must be picked up by:
    • A. 

      The parent/guardian; an adult authorized by the parent or guardian, or any extended family

    • B. 

      The parent/guardian; a close family friend, or any sibling

    • C. 

      The parent/guardian; an adult authorized by the parent or guardian, or a sibling, 13 years or older, authorized by the parent or guardian

  • 5. 
    A student in Middle and High School may leave after an event ends without being picked up by a parent if:
    • A. 

      A parent or guardian has authorized the youth to leave on foot, and the youth is joining or meeting the parent or a designated family member on church property.

    • B. 

      A parent or guardian has authorized the youth to leave on foot to join or meet a designated unrelated adult or other youth on church property.

    • C. 

      Youth, with drivers’ licenses, are authorized by parents or guardians to drive to or from church activities.

    • D. 

      Adult supervision is maintained while the youth is within eyesight of the location of the youth activity.

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    At events that require overnight accommodations we strongly recommend that at least two adults are present in every room. However we sometimes recognize accommodations may be restrictive in some cases and one adult will be adequate, as long as:
    • A. 

      The adult and youth are related.

    • B. 

      Any one adult shall not be alone with any one child/youth.

    • C. 

      An adult checks in on the room every 30 minutes.

    • D. 

      This is never allowed.

  • 7. 
    What form of discipline do we use as defined by our Safe Sanctuary Policy?
    • A. 

      Permissive - Complete freedom of the child is allowed. The child provides the discipline; no control or authority is given. The child is expected to derive satisfaction form the social approval that good behavior brings.

    • B. 

      Authoritarian - Unquestioned obedience of the child is required. Little emphasis or explanation is given. The child is expected to accept rules unquestioningly. Emphasis is on corporal punishment for misbehavior. No attempts are made to find the reason for the misbehavior or if it was intentional.

    • C. 

      Constructive: Children and youth should be made aware that appropriate behavior is expected at all events. Discipline should be constructive and reflect Christian values. Physical punishment, name-calling and belittling comments are never permitted. Adult event or activity leaders should administer discipline.

    • D. 

      Discipline is entirely the parent's responisbility.

  • 8. 
    True/False: Physical boundaries vary on the age of a child. For example it is appropriate for a toddler to sit in the lap of an adult but not for a teenager.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    If you suspect a child has been abused or mistreated, you are required to report it to:
    • A. 

      The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services or to a law enforcement agency within 48 hours of time you suspect the child has been or may be abused or neglected

    • B. 

      The Senior Pastor within 48 hours of time you suspect the child has been or may be abused or neglected

    • C. 

      TheYouth Pastor within 48 hours of time you suspect the child has been or may be abused or neglected

    • D. 

      The Children's Director within 48 hours of time you suspect the child has been or may be abused or neglected

    • E. 

      B, C, or D depending on whose ministry is effected.

  • 10. 
    In order to report child abuse you are required to:
    • A. 

      Know for certain that a child has been abused

    • B. 

      See it yourself.

    • C. 

      Have a reliable witness

    • D. 

      Have a reasonable suspicion and are reporting in "good faith."

  • 11. 
    Following the report of an incident, _______________ shall document the report, and then speak with the alleged victim, being careful to use open-ended questions.
    • A. 

      The adult event leader or supervisor in charge

    • B. 

      The police officer

    • C. 

      The adult who first reported the incident

    • D. 

      The parent

  • 12. 
    If investigations or allegations of abuse should come to the attention of the media, a response for this congregation shall come from
    • A. 

      The person who first reported the incident

    • B. 

      Any church member

    • C. 

      All involved in the case are allowed to represent the church on the matter at hand.

    • D. 

      A designated church spokesperson or a spokesperson in the Conference Communications Office or as chosen by the Bishop

  • 13. 
    In order to be a volunteer in any of our children or youth ministries you must:
    • A. 

      Be members or consistent visitors with an interest in membership for at least 6 months

    • B. 

      Provide a written recommendation from the senior pastor at the church most recently attended

    • C. 

      Provide a written recommendation from two current members of CUMC who have been members at least one year

    • D. 

      All of the above a applicable.

  • 14. 
    Which of the statements is NOT true.   Persons having a criminal history of any of the following types of offenses shall not be allowed to serve in any ministry with children and youth:
    • A. 

      Child abuse, whether physical, emotional, sexual or neglectful

    • B. 

      Violent offenses, including murder, rape, assault, domestic violence, etc

    • C. 

       Persons having a criminal history of a drug related conviction with the five years immediately prior to application shall not be allowed to participate in the event.

    • D. 

      Person's with a speeding ticket.

    • E. 

      All are true.

  • 15. 
    True/ False.  “Screened Adult” shall be defined as an adult who has agreed to CUMC’s Child Protection Policies and Procedures.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    When using your personal vehicle which of these is not a policy that we follow:
    • A. 

      No tobacco products shall be used in the vehicles.

    • B. 

      No alcoholic beverages shall be allowed in the vehicles.

    • C. 

      Vehicles must be clean inside.

    • D. 

      User should provide one or more screened adults in addition to the driver for each vehicle when minors are being transported.

    • E. 

      All passengers, including the driver, shall wear a seat and shoulder (when available) belts.

  • 17. 
    How many hour may any driver drive continuously before stopping?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      10

  • 18. 
     For at least how many hours prior to driving the vehicle(s), all drivers shall not have consumed any alcoholic beverages.
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      2-5 hours depends on how you handle your alcohol.

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      Not allowed at all.

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