Virtus Training

We have a VIRTUS training scheduled for Sunday, March 29th from 12:15 PM to 3:15PM.  Light refreshments will be served. The training will be at St. Therese parish center at 555 Middletown Ave, North Haven. If you are unable to attend, please visit the Archdiocese of Hartford’s website for a list of VIRTUS training in our area.

Click here to view the current schedule of Virtus Training Classes for Archdiocese of Hartford. 

Note: When you click on the link above you will be taken to the Virtus online page, click the DOWN arrow in the "select your organization" box, and search for "Hartford, CT (Archdiocese)". Then click on the select box. 

All Clergy and employees of the Archdiocese of Hartford, regardless of the position they hold, and all adult volunteers, whether in our parishes, schools or archdiocesan programs, who in their ministries and work have contact with minors or vulnerable adults, are required to abide by these updated procedures and guidelines.  All clergy, employees, and volunteers are required to attend a training workshop which will cover Sexual Abuse Awareness, Reporting of Sexual Abuse, and the Policies and Codes of the Archdiocese of Hartford, as well as submit to a criminal background check.  All children entrusted to our care through our Catholic Schools or Parish Religious Education programs will be offered the opportunity to attend a Sexual Abuse Prevention program.

CONTACT OFFICE OF SAFE ENVIRONMENT

Office of Safe Environment, 467 Bloomfield Ave. Bloomfield, CT 06002
860-541-6491      860-548-9062 (fax)
Kathleen D. Nowosadko, Director    [email protected]

Office of Safe Environment Handbook

Office of Safe Environment Handbook
(Includes the Policies and Procedures for the Protection of Minors and Vulnerable Adults and the Code of Ministerial Behavior for Personnel of the Archdiocese of Hartford)

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People 
To Protect the Faithful in the Future ARTICLE 12. Dioceses/eparchies are to maintain “safe environment” programs which the diocesan/eparchial bishop deems to be in accord with Catholic moral principles. They are to be conducted cooperatively with parents, civil authorities, educators, and community organizations to provide education and training for children, youth, parents, ministers, educators, volunteers, and others about ways to make and maintain a safe environment for children and young people. Dioceses/eparchies are to make clear to clergy and all members of the community the standards of conduct for clergy and other persons in positions of trust with regard to children. Learn more

Are you currently a volunteer in our parish? or Are you planning on being a volunteer at our parish? We have a VIRTUS training scheduled on Sunday, March 29th   from 12:15 PM to 3:15 PM.  Light refreshments will be served. The training will be at St. Therese parish center at 555 Middletown Ave, North Haven. There will be an additional class in May. If you are unable to attend, please visit the Archdiocese of Hartford’s website at archdioceseofhartford.org for a list of VIRTUS training in our area. All employees of the Hartford Roman Catholic Diocesan Corporation, and any other Personnel of the Archdiocese who have contact with Minors and/or Vulnerable Adults, must attend this training. If you have any questions please call.

Thank you

Patsy

Facilitator for the Archdiocese of Hartford

203-234-9287