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Child Protection in California: AB506

November 15, 2023 @ 10:00 am 12:00 pm PST

Child protection for child-youth serving organizations in California is unique, thanks to recent state legislation that requires organizations to meet requirements in screening, training, and operations. AB506 is the law now requiring organizations to conform to certain measures related to prevention, reporting, and response.

Church HR Network and ECAP are partnering together in order to equip child-youth serving organizations in California to be aware of this legislation and to help establish systems and processes that help meet compliance. This introductory level workshop is designed to teach participants the basics of child protection and AB506. Following the workshop, you will be connected to additional resources and support for developing an effective and compliant child protection plan.

Learn more from Ken Klopman with Church HR Network and Jeff Dalrymple from Evangelical Council for Abuse Prevention. Awareness and resources are critical next steps to keeping kids safe – not just to comply with California state law but also to ensure that kids can grow and flourish in your ministry programs.” 

*You will receive a link to the event in your registration confirmation.

Check out ECAP’s other resources for Child Protection in California here.



Ken Klopman is the Director of Safety and Security for Church HR Network, Ken retired as a police sergeant from the Oxnard Police Department after 37 years in public service. His assignments included field services/patrol sergeant; training officer; traffic motor officer, coordinator, and investigator; beat coordinator; youth services sergeant; Police Activities League officer; citizens academy, police explorer academy, police academy, and youth academy instructor; and police chaplains’ corps sergeant. His experience includes extensive work with public and private schools and churches around conducting site vulnerability assessments, developing safety response plans, and coordinating contingency training and drills for emergency evacuations, active shooters, and lockdowns. Ken has also authored eleven state and federal grants, bringing nearly $2.5M to his community for violence reduction efforts. He has an Associate of Science degree in Administration of Justice.

Jeff Dalrymple is an organizational leader whose leadership experience includes roles in public safety, higher education, non-governmental organizations, and parachurch ministry. Jeff served as a vice president at Southern Seminary in Louisville from 2008-2016. He is an elder at Sunrise Community Church (EFCA), owner of Lumino Global Consulting and Coaching, and Executive Director of the Evangelical Council for Abuse Prevention. In addition to implementing child protection programs at several ministries, his experience includes team building, development/fundraising, hospitality, international relations, strategic planning, and revitalization. Jeff enjoys reading, exploring, and spending time with his wife Kristil and kids, JJ, Kassie, Katherine, and Kylie.