This training is offered through Safe Gatherings and approved by the ELCA.
The cost is $22. There are 6 modules and plan for 2 hours. There is an exam following which you MUST pass with an 80%.
"All rostered ministers of the SWTX Synod (Ministers of Word and Sacrament and Ministers of Word and Service) are expected to complete an initial Basic Boundary Training followed by an additional training every three years.
All rostered ministers are expected to be current on boundary training when completing mobility forms or seeking a new call. Rostered ministers who wish to be available for appointments to transitional ministry, extended supply, or for supply through the synod office are also expected to be up-to-date with training."
ELCA Definitions and Guidelines for Discipline
ELCA Sample Social Media Policy
SWTX Synod Sample Covenant for Sex Offenders
SWTX Synod Statement of Policy Regarding Sexual Misconduct By Rostered Ministers
SWTX Synod Pastoral Ethic and Leave-Taking
ELCA Sexual Misconduct Policies and Resources for Youth
Texas Mandatory Reporting Laws
Resource List on Copyright Laws