Sexual Misconduct Policies & Resources


PGV Policies Related to Sexual Misconduct

Mandated by PC(USA) Book of Order

Discretion of PGV

Mandated by New York State Law


Topical Resources Related to Sexual Misconduct

For Sessions: NYS Workplace Sexual Harassment Prevention annual training of employees and staff

For Sessions: Session sexual misconduct policy

For Sessions: Best practices and registered sex offenders

For Sessions: Best practice and model of an informational brochure for a congregation

For Sessions and Committee on Ministry: Best practice and discovery of incident

For Ruling Elders, Deacons, Commissioned Ruling Elders, Church Certified Christian Educators, and Teaching Elders: Mandated reporting of abuse