Safe Environment

After you have received your certification, it is important to give a copy to Ali at the Parish Office or email to for record keeping.

Employees & Adult Volunteers: Safe Environment Training is mandatory for diocesan clergy, employees and active volunteers working with youth. Training must be renewed every three (3) years by clergy, employees and active volunteers. The VIRTUS® online training course, Protecting God’s Children, provides flexible accessibility and is available in English, Spanish and Vietnamese.

High School Student Volunteers (Teen Volunteers Ages 13 – 18): Youth between the ages of 13 up to their 18 birthday, must complete the VIRTUS® Healthy Relationships for Teens online training course for employment of volunteer service eligibility. Training must be renewed every 2 years to maintain eligibility up to 18 years of age. Once the teen reaches 18 years of age, they are required to take the adult training programs in order to continue their service.

Adult Safe Environment Training Courses (English)
Protecting God’s Children | Instructions | Registration Link
Training Website:

Cursos de Entrenamiento para un Ambiente Seguro para Adultos (Español)
Protegiendo a los Ninos de Dios | Instrucciones| Enlace de Registro
Sitio Web de Entrenamiento:

High School Student Volunteer Training Course (Teen Volunteers Ages 13 – 18)
Healthy Relationships for Teens | Instructions | Registration Link 
Training Website:


Adult Safe Environment Online Training Option: Adult training is available, free of cost, as a “Live” presentation (availability listed below) :

  1. September 10th, Tuesday, @ 6pm at St. John the Baptist – SET* for Adult Volunteers (English)
  2. September 28th, Saturday @ 10am at St. Elizabeth Parish – SET* for Adult Volunteers (English)
  3. October 10th, Thursday @ 7pm at St. John Vianney – SET* for Adult Volunteers (Spanish)

*SET = Safe Environment Training for Adult Volunteers* Please Arrive Early- No late entries

No Minors Allowed- Please Arrange for Childcare

* Live Safe Environment Trainings are FREE